Yemen Holds Cooperation Talks With AFD, DfID

    A view of Sana'a, Yemen. Yemeni officials met with representatives of the French and British aid agencies on possible areas of cooperation. Photo by: Kate Nevens / CC BY-NC 2.0 Kate NevensCC BY-NC 2.0

    The Yemeni government and French Development Agency, or AFD, discussed June 14 possible bilateral cooperation in improving procurement systems. Specifically, the talks focused on reforming the Supreme Authority for Mentoring Tenders. AFD expressed willingness to offer all technical support to SAMT.

    Yemen also has held talks with the U.K. Department for International Development to tackle cooperation in various fields, especially on boosting the business environment under the supervision of the International Finance Corp., according to Saba News.

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