USAID:Building bridges between Americans & Yemenis [Archives:2003/646/Local News]

June 30 2003

Yasser Mohammed Al-Mayyasi
USAID representative in Yemen confirmed last Monday, 23 June in a press conference that the main aim of USAID in Yemen is to support the partnership between USA and Yemen and enhance relations between people of the two countries.
In a statement, USAID said that the activities of agency will cover the fields of elementary education, eradicating illiteracy, population cases, productive health, motherhood and childhood, supporting agriculture and trade through improving job opportunities and enhancing democratic institutions. USAID representatives confirmed that assistance to Yemen will be focused on improving human resources and infrastructure services, and also building bridges of understanding and friendship between Americans and Yemenis.