Yemeni-Indian committee to meet in New Delhi [Archives:2007/1039/Local News]

April 5 2007

The Yemeni-Indian Ministerial committee will hold its sixth round of talks in New Delhi, on the 10-13th of April. The committee is to discuss economic, educational, cultural and security issues.

The economic issues include a follow up of the Indian Minister of Oil to Yemen last month. Other Economic topics on the agenda include the Yemeni-Indian businessmen meeting, exchange of expertise in global trade and investment, discussing the double-taxation avoidance agreement, financial cooperation between Indian and Yemeni banks and financial institutions.

The Cultural and Educational cooperation include a cultural exchange program as well discussing the prospect for joint-training courses in vocational training as well as higher education. There are also suggestions to enhance cooperation in the tourism and health industries.

Other topics on the agenda are the security issues, such as combating trafficking in narcotics, legal cooperation and also signing a memorandum for cooperation is handing over escaped convicts.