Officers in Charge of Yemen on Visit [Archives:1998/09/Local News]

March 2 1998

Over the last few days, Foreign Ministry officials in charge of Yemen in Canada, the USA and the UK arrived the country.
Mr. George Wieringa of CIDA, Canada arrived in Sanaa on the 27th. His meetings are with the Central Bank of Yemen, the Ministry of Vocational Training, and the Ministry of Trade and Supply. He will also meet senior CanadianOxy people to discuss joint financing of community-related projects.
Mr. Jonathan Owen, Deputy Director of the Near East/Asia in Washington DC arrived in Sanaa on February 27th. He left on March 2nd. His visit was aimed at consolidating the useful effort of USIS in Yemen.
Mr. Trevor Witton, Yemen’s Desk Officer at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, is on a familiarization visit during 1-5/3/1998. He meets with officials in the Foreign Ministry and the Chamber of Commerce.