President Saleh meets with general manager of FAD

PARIS, June 25 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received on Monday general manager of the French Agency for Development (FAD) Jan Sarafino and discussed with him projects the agency would supply in the framework of mutual cooperation between Yemen and France. Sarafino showed President Saleh future activities of FAD, clarifying that the agency would open, during next September, an office in Sana’a for following up implementation of the projects it supplies in Yemen. He pointed out that the agency would work on supplying monitoring and management system in the field of wire and wireless telecommunications with $20 million, in addition to contributing to supplying electricity project in rural areas at a cost of €100 million and carrying out many other projects. He expressed the agency willingness to contribute to re-constructing process in Saada and helping the affected people of insurrection in the governorate. President praised the agency’s intention to open an office in Sana’a for following up its projects. MS/AM Saba