German Bundestag delegation visits Taiz [Archives:2003/696/Local News]

December 22 2003

A German Bundestag (parliament) delegation visited Thursday the city of Taiz and toured its historical sites. The delegation was led by chairman of budget committee at the Bundestag and its visit was part of a visit to the republic of Yemen.
During its stay in Taiz the visiting delegation met governor Qadhi Ahmed Abdulla al-Hajari, discussing possibility of contributing to funding the project of protecting the city of Taiz against torrents afflictions. The delegation had also visited the Military Hospital in the city where it opened some departments in the hospital, especially the X-ray section that had been repaired and furnished with equipment under German funding. The delegation had also seen the medical services the hospital is offering to patients.
The German visiting delegation made a tour of Taiz historical landmarks in Jabal Sabr and Qahira Fortress, expressing admiration of the city's historical sites. On his part the governor of Taiz evaluated and expressed appreciation for the support offered to Yemen by the German government in various development and health areas as indication of the depth of relations and cooperation of the two friendly countries.