YPF receives grant from Saudi Arabia [Archives:2005/819/Local News]

February 24 2005

The Yemeni Presswomen's Forum (YPF) received a grant offered by H.H. Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy of Saudi Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Aviation, on Feb.20.

Mohammad bin Merdas al-Qahtani Saudi Ambassador to Yemen confirmed that the grant from Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz reflected his care for supporting the forum, which offers distinctive activities.

According to al-Qahtani, the forum is one of the civil institutions that care for women and media issues. He added that his embassy cares about deepening the relationships between Yemen and Saudi Arabia in different areas.

Chairwoman of the YPF expressed her deep gratitude to Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz and the Saudi Ambassador for their interest in supporting civil society organizations in Yemen. She called on the Arab countries to play an important role in supporting non-government organizations.