Italian week concluded [Archives:2003/640/Local News]

June 9 2003

The Italian week was concluded last Wednesday in Aden with a meeting grouping the Italian ambassador to Yemen Mr Giacomo Sanfelico di Monteforte and the Italian businessmen and their Yemeni counterparts and members of the chamber of commerce in Aden. During the meeting which was held at Aden Hotel, the Italian ambassador expressed his happiness for organizing the week in Aden for strengthening and exploring concrete ties between Yemeni and Italian businessmen and to raise the two countries' trade exchange.
The ambassador indicated that a number of agreements were signed by the Italian university of Salerno with Aden university to enhance cooperation between the two universities.
On their part the Italian businessmen said they were looking forward to establishing an economic and trade relationship in Aden in various areas.
On the other hand an agreement was signed on Thursday between the port of Aden and the port of Salerno. The agreement included navigation cooperation and sea transport, and offering technical assistance and training courses for Aden port cadre.
Activities of the Italian week were concluded in Sana'a Friday with giving an evening party presented by the Italian musical ensemble.