SABA - Yemen news agency

Print date: 23-10-2018
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Al-Mutawakil affirms Yemen WTO accession significantly progressing

SANA'A, March 16 (Saba)- Minister of Industry and Trade Yahya al-Mutawakil asserted on Tuesday that the process of Yemen to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) has been remarkably moving ahead since the beginning of 2010.

In a ceremony organized by the Germany Embassy in Sana'a on the occasion of Germany presidency over the special work team of Yemen accession into WTO and the visit of a team from the Organization, the minister pointed out that the Government of Yemen will draw an executive plan for the coming steps for the WTO membership.

For his part, the German ambassador to Sana'a Michael Klor-Berchtold affirmed support of his country for Yemen to enable it to join the Organization.

"The Government of Germany is satisfied with the accession of Yemen into the WTO and this will take place soon which will positively be reflected on Yemen," he said.

He made clear that the accession of Yemen will play a key role in applying the national reform agenda and will encourage the economic growth as well as investment and many other economic fields.