EC commends democracy and human rights in Yemen [Archives:2005/885/Local News]

October 13 2005

ADEN – Oct. 8- The European Commission (EC) Acting Representative, Rolf Drayar, praised on Saturday the remarkable progress in democracy and human rights Yemen.

During his meeting with Yahya al-Shuaibi, Governor of Aden, the EC official expressed his appreciation of the significant role played by the private sector in improving investment, development and economic growth in Yemen.

The two officials also discussed the EC aid offered to Yemen in different fields, including education, health and vocational training development.

Al-Shuaibi also appreciated the role demonstrated by the EC to support development in the Aden Free Zone.