Pakistani envoy visits Yemen [Archives:2005/817/Local News]

February 18 2005

H.E. Mr. Nujmuddin A. Sheikh, Special Envoy of the President of Pakistan arrived in Sana'a in the fall of the week. Celebrating the envoy's arrival the Embassy of Pakistan held on Sunday Feb.13 an official dinner reception at the Taj Sheba Hotel. The dinner party was attended by Yemeni and foreign diplomats, media personnel and representatives from different non-governmental organizations.

Afterwards, H.E. Mr. Nawah Amir Abdul Rehman Ambassador of Pakistan delivered a speech in which he thanked all the attendants who had come to warmly hail the visiting envoy.

The Ambassador noted that there are historic ties between Yemen and his country that are materialized in the mutual cooperation between the two brotherly countries in various areas.

On his part, Mr. Sheikh expressed pleasure over being warmly received in the country of belief and wisdom and said that Yemen and Pakistan share relatively identical traditions and customs, particularly in such receptions.