Sudanese President receives al-Qerbi

KHARTOUM, August 4 (Saba) – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Basheer met here on Wednesday Foreign Minister Abu-Bakr al-Qerbi who is currently visiting Khartoum. In the meeting, they discussed the situation in Darfur and results of works of the Yemeni-Sudanese joint committee and agreements signed by the two sides on bilateral cooperation in addition to attitudes of the two governments towards the regional and international issues. They also discussed the interest of the two governments in developing the trade exchange and joint investments between the both countries. Afterward, the Sudanese President asked al-Qerbi to convey his greetings to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, greatly appreciating the Yemeni attitude towards the situations in Darfur. He added that Sudan would present the support and all facilities for the Yemeni investors to serve and enhance the economic and trade relations between the two countries. On his part, al-Qerbi conveyed President Saleh’s greetings to al-Basheer,assuring Yemen’s attitude with the Sudanese people against the dangers which it faces in addition to Yemen’s support to the peace treaty betweenSudan’s government and rebels. NA/KM SABA