Written By: Elena White
Article Date: May 7, 2012 - 7:51:30 PM
In a meeting with the Malaysian ambassador to Yemen, Abdullah Faiz, on Wednesday, President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi expressed his desire to see both countries further strengthen their ties and cooperation.
For several years now, Malaysia has become Yemeni tourists and students favored destination with a reported 6000 Yemeni nationals currently pursuing their studies in the country and 15,000 yearly visiting. President Hadi said he was keen to encourage bilateral relations in the fields of tourism, education and economy, stressing that it would benefit both nations.
The Malaysian diplomatic envoy also met with Foreign Minister, Abu Bakr al-Qirbi, who in unison with President Hadi hoped Malaysia would actively participate in Yemen’s economic recovery plan, in addition to sharing its experience in the federal system of government.
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