Sana’a International Trade Fair inaugurated [Archives:2005/875/Business & Economy]

September 8 2005

Sana'a First International Trade Fair organized by the ministry of industry and trade was lately inaugurated at Expo Sana'a Fair under the title of “For Yemeni Economy Integration with World Economy”.

Industry and Trade Undersecretary Iqbal Bahadir says Sana'a First International Trade Fair is considered a huge economic activity and very important as it includes a number of Arab and foreign countries seeking for opening new markets for themselves and looking for the possibility of trade exchange with their counterpart Yemeni businessmen. He pointed out that the ministry was working for bringing this Fair to success which has far-fetched goals under the competition experienced in world markets, clarifying that the fair is held at a time Yemen has made big and serious steps in developing its commercial and economic relations with most of world countries.

Marketing Director at Apollo company for International Fairs Omar al-Nahmi says this fair gains a great significance due t what it represents of big activities involving a number of world companies and pavilions of Arab and foreign countries. He says the fair which is held for the first time is considered a beginning of a yearly trade and economic activity. He adds that it comes as a product of continued cooperation and coordination between the government and the private sector. He has invited all Yemeni businessmen and industrialists to visit the fair and met their counterparts from participants countries and to think of the possibility of common benefit from mutual organization of trade exchange.

It is to be mentioned that the fair is organized by the ministry of industry and trade in association and coordination with Apollo Company for International Fairs and with support from general federation of chambers of commerce and industry and the chamber of commerce and industry the capital secretariat and Yemeni industrialist society.