Yemen suspends scholarships to Malaysia [Archives:2008/1213/Local News]

December 4 2008

By: Almigdad Mojalli
SANA'A, Dec. 30 ) Yemen has decided to suspend scholarships for its students to Malaysia for three months until the government settles its debt to Malaysian universities, the amount of which the Committee of Culture and Education is yet to determine.

This decision follows the release of the committee's report on the situation of Yemeni students in Malaysia, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Morocco.

Al-Khader Al-Ezzi, spokesperson for the committee said, “The cultural attache in the Yemeni embassy in Malaysia had not settled the university fees under the pretext that the Malaysian universities were asking for extra.””

“”Following an investigation we found this to be untrue.

The Malaysian universities were not asking for more money