President meets senior US official

LONDON, Nov. 16 (Saba)-President Ali Abdullah Saleh received in London on Thursday Daniel Sullivan, deputy of US deputy Secretary of State for Economic and Commercial Affairs who is currently participating in the Consultative Group Meeting for Yemen’s development partners. In the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and mutual cooperation between the two countries as well as the most important topics in the agenda of the London meeting. They discussed also the US support for the development process in Yemen. The US official confirmed the US support for Yemen, conveying greetings of US president George W. Bush and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to president Saleh and their wishes of further progress and prosperity for Yemeni people and leadership. He said that US has also a plan to insert Yemen among the beneficiaries of US Millennium Challenge Account. AH/NS