2006 News Story

17th Saudi-Yemeni Coordination Council concludes

The 17th Saudi-Yemeni Coordination Council ended today in Yemen. The meeting was co-chaired by Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz and Yemeni Prime Minister Abdulqadir Bajammal.

The two countries signed a number of agreements, including the accreditation of the final Saudi-Yemeni border as per the Jeddah Border Treaty and accords on cooperation in the preservation of biological diversity, social affairs, customs and fishery. The two nations also agreed on financing for roads in Yemen’s Sa’ada Province, as well as SR 100 million [$26.7 million] in financing for goods and services in the power sector.

A joint communiqué was issued following the meeting. Both countries confirmed their determination to continue enhancing bilateral relations. Yemen expressed appreciation to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for his support for development in Yemen.