almotamar.net - Yemen's ambassador to Moscow Mohammed Saleh al-Hilali announced Friday that Yemen plans to build a railroad that will link Yemen to Saudi Arabia and Oman with the help of Russia.
Al-Hilali called on Russian businessmen for investing in this project and affirmed that the Yemeni government would offer facilities and guarantees t foreign investors.
In an interview with the Russian Novosty news agency the Yemeni ambassador announced that the Russian-Yemeni Business Council would, under a support from the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Russian Foreign Ministry, Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry would organise the Russian-Yemeni Forum in Sana'a on 8-12 of December , 2007.
The forum aims to develop relations between governmental industrial, financial and scientific circles in Yemen and Russia.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Eng. Hisham Sharaf and Minister of Agriculture Ghazi Al-Ahwal met on Tuesday with the Resident Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Sana'a Dr. Salah El Hajj.
The meeting reviewed aspects of cooperation between Yemen and FAO, especially with regard to the food security situation in Yemen.