German delegation visits Yemen [Archives:2002/51/Local News]

December 16 2002

Organized by the Research and Studies Center, a forum entitled “At the Beginning, it was Dialogue”, was concluded last week in Sana’a in the presence of German as well as Arab thinkers and poets.
Leading the German delegation was intellect and 1999 Nobel-prize winner Gunter Grass, who was honored by the president of the republic, Ali Abdullah Saleh during the visit.
Gunter highly spoke of the president’s role in proposing to hold the Yemeni-German-Korean conference to present the similar experiences of Yemen and Germany in achieving their unity to become good examples for Korea to follow.
The German delegation toured a number of the Yemeni cities Such as, Taiz, Aden, al-Mukalla, Marib and al-Jawf.