France Finances Dam Construction [Archives:1998/14/Local News]

April 6 1998

The Ambassador of France in Yemen, Mr. Andre Janier, and the Minister of Planning and Development, Mr. Abdul-Qader Ba-Jammal signed on 29/3/1998 an agreement according to which France will provide YR 61.8 million. The money is proceeds from sale of French grain shipments supplied on a grant basis to Yemen. The money will go to finance a number of dams in Sanaa, Lahaj, Taiz and Shabwah governorates. A fishing project in Hodeidah is also included.