Riyadh: Saudi Arabia and Yemen will sign landmark bilateral agreements on Saturday when Yemeni Prime Minister Ali Mohammad Mujawwar will meet Saudi Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz for bilateral talks.
"They cover public health, water and drainage, higher education, electricity, road, vocational training, social security, culture and tourism," Mujawwar told Gulf News.
"The signings will give a big boost to the countries' relations and will benefit both peoples greatly,” he said, adding that the meeting will also discuss about the Saudi–Yemeni power grid project and promotion of joint investments, especially prospect of pumping more investments in key sectors in Yemen.
Mujawwar thanked Saudi Arabia, the biggest donor of Yemen, for its unflinching support and described relations between the two countries as "excellent".
Yemeni Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Ali Al Ahwal said Saudi Arabia has extended financing worth $1 billion for implementing several infrastructure projects, such as roads and electricity projects in Yemen.