Almotamar.net - Yemen and Britain reviewed on Monday the current arrangements for the Friends of Yemen meeting scheduled to be held in London on 29 April 2014.
This came during a meeting gathered in London Yemen's ambassador to Britain Abdullah al-Radhi and the British Minister of State for International Development Alan Duncan .
Al-Radhi underlined the importance of activating the Group of Friends through the new mechanism to be adopted in the London meeting.
In the meeting, Duncan praised the role and steps made by President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi during the transitional phase.
He wished that the Executive Office to accelerate absorbing the donors' pledges would start its work in order to contribute to supporting the transition process and the economic reforms in Yemen.
With the conclusion of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC) earlier this year, Yemen has entered a new stage in its transition towards a constitutional referendum and elections. This meeting is expected to endorse the Yemeni proposal for a restructured Friends of Yemen group which can provide more targeted support in Yemen.
The Friends of Yemen group was established in 2010 to co-ordinate international support for Yemen and comprises 39 countries and organizations.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.