France honors Yemeni director Al-Salami [Archives:2007/1032/Front Page]

March 12 2007

SANA'A, March 11 ) On behalf of French President Jacque Chirac, French Minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophony, Brigitte Girardin, honored Yemeni director Khadijja Al-Salami in recognition of her cinematic works and writings which display both a human and a social aspect, together with her role in developing bilateral relations between Yemen and France.

Within the framework of her recent visit to Yemen, Girardin gave the award to Al-Sallami and described her as being a cultural diplomat.

“It is my pleasure to honor a distinct Yemeni lady whose name is synonymous with courage