Saleh, al-Nahyan hold talks in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, March 24 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh and President of United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan held talks on Tuesday in UAE capital, Abu Dhabi.During the talks, Saleh and al-Nahyan dealt with the Arab, territorial and international developments, topped by the efforts to achieve Arab reconciliation within preparations for the Arab summit scheduled to be held late this month in Doha.They also emphasized the significance of coming out the summit with the desired results to meet the aspirations of Arab people and encounter the current challenges facing Arab nation.Furthermore, the meeting dealt with the developments of Palestinian and Somali and the efforts of combating terrorism and piracy in Aden Gulf and off Somali coasts and its hazards for the security and safety of international navigation routes.The two leaders discussed means of strengthening the distinguished brotherly ties and the joint cooperation between the two countries at different political, economic, cultural, and investment levels.President Saleh expressed his satisfaction for the growing development level of the brotherly ties between Yemen and UAE, saying “We will always work on pushing them forwards”.President Saleh praised the UAE positions to support Yemen and development process, welcoming the UAE investments in Yemen, which will give all support and facilities.He expressed his thanks and appreciation for UAE generous support whether during the London Donor Conference, or during flood disaster in the eastern Yemeni governorates of Hadramout and Mahrah, including building one thousand housing units for the disaster-effected people.BA/AF