USA Resumes Supporting Demining Program [Archives:2001/05/Local News]

January 29 2001

A party was held on Saturday in Aden to celebrate receiving American aid for the Demining Program. The celebration was attended by the State Minister for Cabinet Affairs- Mr. Mutahar Al-Saadi, Aden governor- Mr. Taha Ahmad Ghanem, American Ambassador to Yemen- Barbara Bodine, Cabinet Secretary – Mr. Sharaf Al-Hadi, Staff General Qasem Al-Sheibani and others. The aid grant included a number of vehicles to facilitate transportation.
In his speech, Mr. Al-Saadi expressed thanks to the American government for their continued help in both technical and financial fields.
The American Ambassador spoke highly about the level demining staff have reached. She also affirmed the American commitment to help the demining program.