[10/July/2007] SANA'A, July 10 (Saba)- Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Abdul-Karim al-Arhabi met Tuesday with charge' d'affaires of the European Commission (EC) here Ralf Drier on ending duties work period in Yemen.
In the meeting, the two parts discussed mechanisms concerning following up implementing results of the Yemeni-European Joint Committee (YEJC) meetings held in Brussels last month as well as preparations of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's expecting visit to Belgium and the EC's headquarters in the latter part of this year.
Al-Arhabi expressed the Yemeni government's appreciation for the role of
the European official in strengthening mutual relations between the EC and Yemen.
For his part, Drier thanked the government of Yemen for its cooperation with him as a diplomatic representative of the EC, praising the positive results of YEJC's meetings.