TOKYO, Oct.17 (Saba) – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) affirmed to support Yemen and its human development programs, the JICA President Akihiko Tanaka said Wednesday.
At his meeting with Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammed al-Sa'adi in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, the JICA President asserted that the agancy's support would be either via increasing the number of training courses or through propping up institutes of technical education and vocational training.
The JICA would also contribute in developing the public education and health services in Yemen as well as supporting the Yemeni security efforts aimed at combating piracy, he added.
The two officials reviewed subjects related to the mutual relations between Yemen and the JICA in addition to issues of the work progress of several Japanese-funded projects and the future projects proposed to be funded in the coming period.
Al-Sa'adi hailed the contribution of the JICA in propping up the development and stability process in Yemen, confirming the keenness of the Yemeni government to benefit from the Japanese experience in achieving the sustainable development.