H.E The Minister Of Industry and Trade, Dr Saadadeen Talib received on Tuesday 21 January 2014, along with Deputy Minister Iqbal Yassin Bahader the new Senior Country Director of UNDP Ms. Mikiko Tanaka who replaces Mr. Gustavo Gunzales.
The Minister welcomed Ms. Tanaka and discussed with here aspects of cooperation between the UNDP office in Yemen and Ministry of Industry and ways of advancing forward.
After 13 years of negotiations, The World Trade Organization has become ready for Yemen's accession to become the 160 member of the organization.
In the ninth World Conference in the island of Bali 'Indonesia' ,the Trade Ministers in the (WTO) have agreed for Yemen's accession and the (WTO) has signed the Protocol of accession Yemen to become a member in the WTO.
"Dr. Saad Al-Deen Bin Taleb Minister of Industry and Trade" has affirmed in the Conference that Yemen's accession to (WTO) will bring to Yemen many significant gains.
"Yemen's accession to the (WTO) will provide a lot of jobs and investments in various fields especially in economic development and to improve the investment environment in Yemen". Dr. Bin talib said.
"Yemen was a country of trade for hundreds of years and we try to restore our contact with the world". He added.