President receives British Duke Andrew

SANA’A, Nov.05 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received on Thursday Prince Andrew the Duke of York in the United Kingdom. Saleh and Andrew discussed mutual relations between Yemen and Britain and means of enhancing and improving them. The two parts tackled investment opportunities in Yemen and expanding trade and investment cooperation. The meeting dealt with many regional and international developments. The British prince reaffirmed his country’s support to Yemen, its unity, stability and development, affirming desire to increase cooperation fields with Yemen. President Saleh highlighted Britain’s support to Yemen, its stability and progress. He hailed British support to the country in donors’ conference held in London in 2006 and the cooperation with Yemen through the European Union. Saleh re-welcomed British investments in fields of oil, gas, minerals, energy, water desalination, roads and other fields. He indicated that there are many investment opportunities in Yemen and that British investments will get Yemen’s complete care and facilitations. MA Saba