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Cablegate: Demarche Delivered: Encouraging Central Government

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PP RUEHDE RUEHDH RUEHDIR
DE RUEHYN #1528 2291209
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 171209Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY SANAA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2584
INFO RUEHZM/GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL COLLECTIVE
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC

UNCLAS SANAA 001528

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

EEB/IFD/OMA FOR BSAUNDERS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ECON EFIN PREL AID YM
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED: ENCOURAGING CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
BUDGET TRANSPARENCY

REF: STATE 81177

On August 17, EconOff delivered REFTEL demarche to Dr. Fadhi
Abdulkareem Al-Shoaiby, Deputy Minister for the Budget Sector
at the Ministry of Finance. Shoaiby accepted the demarche
and thanked EconOff for USG assistance to support the Yemeni
economy. He told EconOff that the ROYG has worked with the
World Bank since 2005 to reform the budget process and
indicated that the World Bank's "guide for success" would be
fully implemented by 2010. Shoaiby said that the ROYG is
interested in continued technical assistance from the USG and
international financial institutions.
SECHE

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