President Saleh meets Japanese diplomat

SANA’A,(Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received here on Tuesday the Japanese ambassador to Sana’a Yuichi Ishii.

In the meeting they analyzed the outcomes of Saleh visit to Japan as the Japanese diplomat praised the successful visit of president Saleh to Japan
and the positive outcomes of talks between Yemeni and Japanese officials, assuring that Japan is adherent to support and improve relations of mutual
cooperation with Yemen.

They also discussed the possibility of offering Japanese grants for some projects in Yemen including dams and desalinating water in the capital Sana’a.

In addition, they discussed the currently projects being financed by Japanese government in water and education areas with a total cost US $ 20 million.