Mauritanian president visit to Sana’a concludes [Archives:2005/846/Front Page]
President of Mauritania Maaouya Ould Sid Ahmed Al Taya who arrived in Sana'a on Saturday afternoon in a four-day official visit to Yemen, departed from Sana'a International Airport today.
He was welcomed at Sana'a International Airport by President Saleh and other senior Yemeni officials.
During his visit, in the company of a high-level delegation, the Mauritanian leader held official talks with President Ali Abdullah Saleh over bilateral relations and issues of common concern.
It is worth mentioning that President Ali Abdullah Saleh awarded President of Mauritania Maaouya Ould Sid Ahmed Al Taya First Class Republican Medal, which is the highest medal of its kind in Yemen, while in turn the Mauritanian President awarded president Ali Abdullah Saleh the Large Shawl the achievements medal of Mauritania which is the highest award in Mauritania.