Japanese Debt Relief Support to Roll Back Malaria [Archives:1999/05/Local News]

February 1 1999

The Government of Japan extended to the Government of Yemen a Debt Relief Grant Aid amounting to 379,396,000 Japanese yen, approximately US $3,300,000.
Notes on this effect were signed and exchanged on January 28, 1999 by the Yemeni Minister of Planning & Development, Mr. Ahmed Soufan, and the Japanese ambassador in Sanaa, Mr. Akira Hoshi.
The government of Yemen will make the best use of this grant for the purchase of products that contribute to the development of Yemen’s economy and the enhancement of the welfare of its people. More specifically, it will be used to combat the outbreaks of malaria in many regions of the country.