President sends letter to Mauritanian counterpart

NOUAKCHOTT, April 16 (Saba)- Foreign Minister Abu-Bakr al-Qerbi handed on Saturday a message from President Ali Abdullah Saleh to his Mauritanian counterpart Maaouiya Ould Taya. The message concerns the fraternal relations between the two countries. The Mauritanian leader and Yemen’s minister discussed the development of the bilateral cooperation and the meeting of the Yemeni-Mauritanian joint committee that started Saturday. In a separate meeting, the Speaker of the Mauritanian Senate, Diang Bobo Laria and minister al-Qerbi discussed ways of fostering cooperation between Yemen’s Shura Council and the Senate of Mauritania. AH/AA SABA