Source: Dubai – Arabic.net
The United Arab Emirates welcomed today, Monday, the donors ’conference for Yemen, which is scheduled to be held during next June in response to the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
In addition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation affirmed, in a statement, the UAE’s support for “this conference, which will be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the second of June, and which will be held remotely, and is a continuation of the Kingdom’s approach to mobilizing international humanitarian and development assistance to Yemen and its brotherly people.”
The statement added that the invitation to this conference is an affirmation of the pioneering role of Saudi Arabia in lifting the human suffering of the Yemeni brothers.
Supporting all initiatives
The statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stressed that the UAE supports all initiatives and efforts aimed at making this major humanitarian conference a success aimed at supporting the development process in Yemen.
The Ministry also affirmed in its statement the UAE’s readiness to provide all that enables Yemen to achieve prosperity, and lift the human suffering on the shoulders of its brotherly people, and meets all its hopes and aspirations for a better stable future.
Riyadh is hosted by default
Saudi Arabia announced the organization of the “Yemen Donors Conference” on June 2, with the participation of the United Nations, and the conference will be held presumably under the chairmanship of Riyadh.
A statement according to the Saudi News Agency stated that the Kingdom’s invitation to hold the conference is an extension of its humanitarian and development contribution globally, and in Yemen in particular, as Saudi Arabia is historically the first donor to Yemen, especially in the past five years, by providing humanitarian and relief assistance and aid to Yemeni refugees and development assistance through Reconstruction and support to the Central Bank of Yemen.