Japan extends support to the National Center for Archieves [Archives:2004/761/Local News]

August 5 2004

A Cultural Grant agreement was signed today at the Ministry of Planning & International Cooperation between H.E. Mr. Ahmed Sofan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning & International Cooperation, and Mr. Yuici Ishii, Ambassador of Japan to Yemen.
In accordance with the agreement, the Government of Japan will extend a grant of up to US $450,000 to the National Center for Archives in Sana'a, to procure equipment for the preservation of historical documents.
The grant aims to help the Government of Yemen move forward with its economic and social development while preserving its proper cultural heritage. The equipments under the grant will be made available next year.