Yemeni-German meting at SCF [Archives:2004/778/Community]

October 4 2004

Taiz Bureau
The Al-Saeed Cultural Forum concluded the activities of the Yemen-German meeting last Wednesday and a workshop on Yemeni graduates of German universities. The meeting was organized by the World University for Services (WUS) in collaboration with the German embassy and Al-Saeed Establishment for Science and Culture (SESC) during the period from September 28th-29th 2004.
200 graduates, Germen organizations in Yemen, and some Yemeni authorities participated in the meeting that aimed to discuss the role that graduates may play (and how to integrate them into) the development of Yemen-German cooperation, the achievement of the millennium development goals and taking special care of alleviating poverty, education, health, and water issues.
Taiz governor, judge Ahmed al-Hagri, stated in the opening celebration that Yemeni graduates of German universities are many and their specializations are needed in the Yemeni markets and that they'll surely contribute effectively to Yemen's development.
Ali Mohammed Saeed, Chaiman of SESC, stressed the significance of such activities and their role in supporting the development of cooperation.
The German ambassador delivered a speech promising that they'll be continuous support for such activities. After that, Dr. Gaumi, representative of WUS said regarding the graduates: 'You are the ambassadors of Germany and you'll have a basic role in developing Yemen.'
Then the graduates delivered their speeches, characterized by Eng. Jameel Saeed who said that 'we'll contribute in collaboration with Germen organizations and local authorities to developing our society.'
On the sidelines of the meeting, an artistic exhibition entitled 'bilateral cooperation between Yemen and Germany' was launched, and the German ambassador opened the German Cultural Center in Taiz.