The Yemeni government has signed, with the American side, an agreement that includes postponing debt interests for financial loans incurred by Yemen.
The official Yemeni news agency "Saba" said that Finance Minister Salem bin Brik signed an official agreement in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, with the US ambassador to Yemen, Stephen Fagin, to postpone the debts, without referring to the new period included in the agreement to pay those debts.
The agency added that on the sidelines of signing the agreement, the minister discussed aspects of bilateral cooperation between the two sides, including the training and rehabilitation aspect for Yemeni cadres in the field of public finance and transparency.
The Yemeni Minister of Finance reviewed the reforms taken by the internationally recognized government to improve the economic level, pointing to the positive results achieved by those reforms during the last period.
The Yemeni official emphasized that the government would continue implementing the reform program and taking the necessary measures to normalize economic conditions.
Ben Brik touched on the results and outcomes of the meetings held by the government with donors and international partners to discuss the economic situation.
He explained that the government deals positively with all international partners and is committed to doing everything that would improve the economic situation.
The Yemeni Minister of Finance appreciated the efforts made by the United States of America to support the Yemeni government and people in all fields, praising the great efforts made by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to support the government, especially with regard to completing the deposit procedures for the Central Bank, and supporting Yemen in economic and development projects.
For his part, the US ambassador praised the measures taken by the government to improve the economic situation in Yemen, stressing his country's continued support for those government reforms to face economic challenges.
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