(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Yemen and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) here on Sunday signed an agreement worth KD nine million ( 31 million) to finance a power project in Yemen.
The agreement was signed by Yemeni Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammad Al-Sa'adi and KFAED Director General Abdulwahab Al-Bader.
Under the KFAED-Yemen deal, the fund would extend 31 million to Yemen to contribute to financing an electric transmission project and substations for the southern areas of Habilain, Yafi'a and Baidha, Kuwait KUNA news agency reported.
Following the signing ceremony, the Yemeni minister said the project mainly aimed to develop basic services, including power supply, in Yemen.
He highly appreciated the Kuwaiti fund for its continuing contributions to supporting development projects in Yemen.
For his part, the KFAED chief stressed that Kuwait would continue its support to Yemen through the donors' meeting expected to take place in July for projects agreed upon between the two countries in rural roads and seaports.
He stressed the significance of developing cooperation between the KFAED and Yemen.