Speaker of Parliament Sultan al-Barakani along with Deputy Speaker Mohssen BaSarrah and Heads of Parliamentary blocs held discussions today, Sunday, with the UN's Envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg over the ongoing peace efforts.
The official spokesman for the Palestinian Presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, warned of the dangerous escalation of the Israeli occupation authorities, in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the attack on citizens in its squares and in the alleys and lanes of the Old City of Al-Quds.
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Monday after US leaders reached a tentative agreement on the government's debt ceiling, which could prevent a catastrophic default in the world's largest economy and oil consumer.
FC Barcelona won the Spanish Football League title, after defeating its neighbor Espanyol by four goals to two, to settle the struggle for the La Liga title, four rounds before the end of the competition.
Planning Minister discusses with IFC's Vice President supporting Yemen's private sector
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Wa'id Batheeb discussed Monday with Vice Regional President of International Finance Corporation (IFC) Hela Cheikhrouhou supporting Yemen's private sector.
In the meeting, which is included within World Bank's annual meetings through videoconferencing, Batheeb touched upon providing more support through Private Sector Department, World Agricultural Program and Food Security to explore investment opportunities in agricultural and fishery sectors.
He pointed out to government's aspiration of speeding up release commercial facilitations and boosting the role of the Central Bank of Yemen to protect commercial facilitations to be reflected positively on financial situation and realizing economic and financial stability.
Batheeb confirmed that Yemen, through its strategic location, has many investment opportunities whether through its long coastal line or its mineral wealth.
For her part, Cheikhrouhou confirmed that IFC has plans to encourage investors through providing suitable environment to investment including provision of basic services to help companies grow up.