Ethiopian president, Malaysian PM to visit Yemen

SANA’A, Feb. 08(Saba)- President of Ethiopia Girma Wolde-Giorgis would arrive in Yemen on February 13 in an official visit for several daysin a response to the president Saleh’s invitation. The sources said that the Ethiopian president would hold talks with the President Ali Abdullah Saleh about the latest developments in the African Horn, particularly in Somalia, the role of the two countries to support stability, security and reconciliation efforts. On the other hand, the sources said that prime minister of Malaysia Abdullah Badawi would arrive in Yemen late in February to meet with some seniorofficials. The sources said the Yemeni-Malaysian talks would concern the last regional and international developments in the region, particularly the situation in Iraq and Palestine, the means to support the Islamic and Arab solidarity and issues related to the international peace and security. AF/NS SABA