Yemen, US Talk Development Cooperation

Senior officials of the Yemeni and U.S. governments sat down to discuss the two countries’ cooperation. The meeting was held April 30 between visiting Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Abdul Karim Al-Arhabi and U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Robert Hormats in Washington.

The talks explored how both nations can boost development and economic cooperation and reviewed the actions taken by Yemen to enhance its investment climate. The two officials also examined Yemen’s implementation of reforms and relations with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

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    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.