Japanese ambassador: Taiz typical city, our projects in Yemen, successful [Archives:2005/868/Local News]

August 15 2005

The Japanese ambassador to Yemen Yuichi Ishii had last week opened National Block Factory in the area of Mooza, the governorate of Taiz. During his visit to the city he expressed his happiness over the lever success of the Japanese government financed projects in Yemen. Mr Yuichii had also acquainted himself with the project on abilities development implemented for three year by a Japanese organization. The ambassador described Taiz as a typical city and its people are characterized by kindness.

The Japanese government built three schools in each of Taiz and Ibb and is planning to implement other projects in other governorate. It is also to support health and drinking water project as part of cooperation between Yemen and Japan.

Dr Mahdi Abdulsallam, the director of education in Taiz governorate said the Japanese government projects concentrate on educational side, especially after the governorate had last year won the prize on improvement of school environment.

The Japanese ambassador had renewed his invitation to the governor of Taiz to visit Japan in November or December.

In appreciation of Taiz governorate for the ambassador and his role in developing the two countries relations, secretary general of the local council presented him a present representing the Al-Qahira historical fortress.