Czech President due in Yemen soon

SANA’A, Sep. 30 (Saba) – Czech President Vaclav Klaus is expected to pay an official visit to Yemen in October in reply to an invitation from President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the weekly 26septmber reported on Thursday.Well-informed sources said that the Czech President would hold talks with senior officials in Yemeni government, dealing with the common interests and cooperation relations in various fields as well as discussing a number of international and regional issues.It is worth to mentioned, the first agreement signed between the two countries over establishing diplomatic ties was in 1938, followed by opening an embassy of Czechoslovakia in Sana’a in 1964. A number of Yemenis have studied in Czechoslovakia or currently in Czech Republic.The cooperation bilateral agenda includes projects in water management and development of electricity generation.The Czech financing for the development bilateral cooperation with Yemen reaches up to $ one million in yearly as well.MD/AF