Senior UNFPA to Arrive in Sanaa Shortly [Archives:1998/43/Local News]

October 26 1998

Ms. Kerstin Trone, Assistant UN Secretary-General and Deputy Director of the UNFPA, will arrive in Sanaa on October 31st, 1998. For four days, she will be travelling around the country meeting with officials, NGOs, opinion makers and the general public.  
Mr. Som Pudasaini, UNFPA Representative, indicated that the organization’s growing interest in Yemen reflects an existing need and a responsive government policy. The Yemeni population presently grows at a staggering rate of 3.7% annually.