European Commission supports elections [Archives:2003/04/Local News]

January 27 2003

A memorandum of understanding was last Sunday Jan. 19 signed at the headquarters of the elections supreme committee by Yemen and the European Commission upon which the European side would offer euro 455 thousand to the elections committee as contribution to support the parliamentary elections in April 2003.
Mr. Alawai Mashour, in charge of foreign in the Electoral Supreme Committee confirmed to Yemen Times that the was part of supporting the election process in Yemen implemented by the UNDP. This grant will be specified for enhancing the institutional ability of ESC in preparation for the next elections 2003.
The memorandum was signed for the Yemeni side by Mr Khalid al-Sharif, chairman of the ESC and Abdulrahman Tartoum, deputy of the minister of planning and development.