Sanaa Receives More Visitors [Archives:1997/47/Local News]

November 24 1997

The peace and stability enjoyed by Yemen have made Sanaa the focal point of many an Arab and Western diplomat. President Ali Abdullah Saleh had on Thursday, November 20th received the Sudanese Minister of Interior, Staff Brig. Bakri Hassan Saleh who delivered a letter from the Sudanese President Lt. Gen. Omar Hassan Al-Bashir. Fraternal relations and issues of mutual concern were discussed by President Saleh and the Sudanese envoy. The President also met on Saturday, November 22nd the head of the German Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Werner Schulterke. This visit comes as a follow up of President Saleh’s visit to Germany last August. Preparations are currently underway to receive a delegation of German businessmen and investors to gauge the possibilities of investing in Yemen. Also, the British Minister for Trade, Lord Clinton Davis has arrived in Sanaa yesterday, Monday November 22nd. Heading a delegation from the Department of Trade and Industry, Lord Davis will take part in the British Week activities which started on November 22nd and look into the prospects of investments in Yemen.