Yemen 21 Forum and Okaz Organize a Round Table on Presidential Elections [Archives:1999/38/Front Page]

September 20 1999

SANAA: The Yemen 21 Forum -a well known NGO founded by Prof. Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf- along with Okaz Daily Arabic Newspaper represented by its correspondent in 
Yemen Mr. Hafiz Al-Bukary, held an extensive round table meeting to discuss the present and future aspects of the presidential elections scheduled to take place this week (september 23rd). In the meeting, several intellectuals and politicians from different political backgrounds discussed the presidential elections legitimacy, effects, and other aspects. 
This event is the first to be held and organized by the Yemen 21 Forum since the death of the late Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf. Future seminars and meetings are expected to take place in the forum which will witness several activities that are aimed at increasing public awareness regarding vital issues including human rights and freedom of press in Yemen. More on Law & Diplomacy Page.