SANA'A, Dec. 20 (Saba) - Prime Minister Ali Mujawar emphasized on Saturday the significance of establishing a Yemeni-Malaysian businessmen council to coordinate economic efforts between both countries.
During his meeting with the Malaysian Malay Chamber of Commerce's President Ali al-Aattas, Mujawar highlighted the potential means for developing economic and investment partnership between Yemen and Malaysia.
The meeting also discussed ways to enhance cooperation relations in various services, productivity and investment sectors as well as increasing volume of future trade exchange between the two countries.
The recent preparations for the Malaysian cultural festival in Yemen to be held in the 2nd half of 2009 were dealt with during the meeting. Al-Alattas made clear that the festival would be held yearly in both Sana'a and Kuala Lumpur.
He talked about the Malaysian Chamber of Commerce's plan to improve trade and investment relations between the two countries.