President receives Chinese delegation

SANA’A, DEC 20 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh received here on Saturday Chinese delegation headed by Chinese Deputy Trade Minister Wei Jiam Guo. The delegation briefed the president on results of the meeting of Yemeni-Chinese joint committee and talks of the delegation with Yemeni officials. It expressed willingness of China to widen mutual co-operation with Yemen especially in industrial aspects and Aden Free Zone through setting up factories for manufacturing cars, and electronics, and medical appliances. President Saleh highlighted Yemeni-Chinese relations, describing them as “historical relations”. He welcomed Chinese investments and confirmed the interest of Yemen in boosting relations China. President Saleh asked the delegation to convey his regard to his Chinese counterpart, wishing more progress and prosperity for Chinese people. AH/NM SABA SABA