Syrian vice president to visit Yemen

ANA’A, March 18 (Saba)- Syrian Vice President Farouk al-Shara is to visit Yemen next Wednesday conveying a letter from President Bashar al-Asad to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the official said Sunday. The source said that the letter is related to mutual relations and fields of cooperation between the two brotherly countries and ways of enhancing and developing them in addition to current developments regionally and internationally. The source added that the letter includes the ongoing preparations for holding an Arab summit in the Saudi capital Riyadh in the fall of March, in the wake of exchanging views between Yemen and Syria about issues filed on the summit’s agenda. YA/NS