President receives Qatari delegation

SANA’A, May 31 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh received here on Monday Qatari State Minister for Interior Affairs Hamad bin Nasir bin Jassim al-Thani and his accompanying delegation. The Qatari minister conveyed regards of Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa and his wishes of good health for President Saleh and more progress and prosperity for Yemeni people. The Qatari minister also expressed congratulations for president on 14th anniversary of national day. In the meeting, bilateral relations and mutual co-operation between Yemen and Qatar specially in security cooperation were also discussed. The delegation briefed the president Saleh on the results of talks with Yemeni officials on security cooperation and fighting terror between the two countries. President Saleh highlighted Yemeni-Qatari relations, praising stance of Qatar in supporting Yemeni unification and development process in the country. He also asked the Qatari minister to convey his regard to Emir of Qatar and his wishes for him of good health and further prosperity for Qatari people. AH/NS SABA