President receives UAE business delegation

SANA’A, Feb. 12(Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received here the head of Industry and Trade Chambers Union in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Salah al-Shamsi, chief of the board of Capacity Holding Company in the UAE, along with the accompanying delegation. The discussions focused on investment opportunities and projects the companywould like to establish in Yemen out of which residential cities, realestate, tourism, health, industry and developing tourist and free areasand energy. Al-Shamsi briefed president Saleh on the activities of the company as well as the investment domains that the company is engaged with, affirmingthat Yemen enjoys a promising investment future due to the care and interestpresident Saleh pays for this essential sector. He also noted that Saleh’s recent visit to the UAE resulted in reinforcingthe mutual relationship, in addition to attracting the UAE investments. For his part, president Saleh warmly welcomed the holding company investmentsin Yemen, in particular, and the UAE investments, in general, noting thatthey would be granted whatever facilitation is required for this sector. AM/NS SABA