Travel Advisory for Indian Nationals Travelling to Yemen.

India-Yemen : Rich History of intense contacts

India and Yemen have a long history of people-to-people contacts dating back to historical times. Yemeni traders were intermediaries for Indian trade with the Roman Empire. Subsequently, the contacts were intensified with the Haj route from India running through Yemen, particularly Aden and Mocha. In 1839, Aden became part of the British Empire and was […]


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  • India's exports to Yemen increase by 102%

    9 Jul 2013 08:44:57 GMT

    India’s exports to Yemen increased by 102% during FY 2012-2013, crossing the 1 billion mark after a gap of nearly 5 years.The Total Trade between India and Yemen during FY 2012-2013 was put at US$2.35 billion, which included India’s exports valued at US$ 1.47 billion and India’s imports from Yemen totalling US$ 880.76 million, as per the statistics of the Ministry of Commerce, GOI.

  • Archaeological Survey of India team visits Indian

    20 Feb 2013 09:07:23 GMT

    A 4-member delegation from the Archaeological Survey of India completed its week-long visit to Aden672; }

    The results of the ICCR Scholarships for the academic year 2013-14 have been announced. In all 84 candidates have been shortlisted for 54 scholarships being offered by Government of India to Yemeni students this year for pursuing Bachelors, Engineering, Masters and Ph.D courses in prestigious universities in India. Detailed results can be seen here.

  • Waaree Delegation visits Yemen

    20 Feb 2013 09:06:55 GMT

    A two-member delegation from Waaree Group, one of India's leading business groups in the field of Renewable energy, led by Mr. Tejas Mehta visited Yemen from 18-20 February 2013. The Waaree group has successfully installed a solar water pumping system in Hodeida, Yemen. The system was installed for one of the agricultural farms of H.E.Mr Mohammed Abubaker Almuflehi, former Minister of Culture. Solar energy systems are well suited for solar irradiation-rich countries like Yemen. Solar energy driven pumps offer a good alternative to the traditional diesel pumps in such areas - becoming all the more commercially viable, with prices of solar panels nose-diving vis-à-vis soaring diesel prices. Solar systems offer a good solution in remote areas where there is complete absence of grid or frequent power outages.

  • India-Yemen Joint Committee Meeting to take place in New Delhi

    20 Feb 2013 08:52:38 GMT

    The 8th Session of the India-Yemen Joint Committee for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation is scheduled to be held in New Delhi from March 11-12, 2013. The Yemeni delegation would be led by Mr. Omar Abdulaziz Abdul Ghani, Deputy Minister for Planning & International Cooperation.

  • Ambassador calls on Yemeni Minister of Interior

    17 Feb 2013 08:51:36 GMT

    This afternoon Ambassador Dr Ausaf Sayeed called on Yemen's Minister of Interior, Major-General Abdul-Qader Qahtan, to discuss matters of bilateral importance.

  • Nagarjuna Delegation visits Yemen

    10 Feb 2013 08:56:28 GMT

    A 3-member delegation from the Nagarjuna Group led by its Chairman (New Production Initiative), Shri P.P. Singh, visited Yemen from 8-10 February at the invitation of the General Investments Authority (GIA) to discuss their proposal for setting up a gas-based urea plant in Balhaf with a possible investments of US$ 1.3 billion. The delegation had meetings with H.E. Mr Muhammad Salim Basindwa, Prime Minister of Yemen, Dr. Saad Al-Din Ali Bin Talib, Minister of Industry and Trade, Mr.Ahmed Darees, Minister of Oil & Minerals and Mr. Yahya Mohsen, Chairman, General Investment Authority.

  • India-Yemen Geological Cooperation discussed

    4 Feb 2013 08:58:18 GMT

    Ambassador of India, Dr.Ausaf Sayeed, had a meeting today with Mr Ahmed Sabri, the Acting Chairman of the Geological Survey and Mineral Resource Board (GSMRB) of Yemen, during which the two sides discussed the possibility of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the field of Geology and Mineral exploration. The GSMRB expressed its keen interest to collaborate with the Geological Survey of India.


    20 Jan 2013 13:19:31 GMT

    All Indian citizens and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) in the Republic of Yemen, alongwith their family members, are cordially invited to join the flag hoisting ceremony on the occasion of the 64th Republic Day of India on Saturday, 26 January 2013, at the Embassy's premises (Near Y company, Off Hadda, Sana'a) at 8.45 a.m. (Mobiles/Bags are not allowed inside the premises)

  • ICCR Scholarships for Academic Year 2013-2014

    8 Jul 2013 08:21:16 GMT

    Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Government of India is offering scholarships under various schemes for Yemeni nationals. Candidates with good academic record who wish to pursue their studies (Bachelors/Masters/Research) in India may apply for the scholarship. Candidates must be proficient in English language. Last year 36 scholarships were offered.


    Application form, together with guidelines, can be downloaded from the Embassy website: Filled-in application form should reach Embassy of India, Sana'a latest by Sunday, 27 January 2013.


    A written English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) will be conducted on Friday, 1st February 2013, at 03.00 p.m. at the following venues:


    1.      Indian Embassy School, Al-Safia, Sana'a.

    2.      < from July 2-8, 2013 to survey the Indian heritage sites in Aden and to give recommendations about their preservation and conservation.

  • GMR Delegation visits Yemen

    3 Jul 2013 08:18:40 GMT

    A three-member business delegation from India's leading private company GMR Group led by its President Ms. Ashis Basu visited Sana'a from 30th June to 3rd July, 2013 to explore opportunities in the power and infrastructure sectors of Yemen. The delegation had useful meetings with H.E. Dr. Saleh Sumea, Minister of Electricity and senior officials of different ministries in Yemen.

  • Ambassador visits Aden

    27 Jun 2013 13:27:49 GMT

    Ambassador of India, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, visited Aden from 24-26 June, 2013 during which he had extensive discussions with officials of the Aden Free Zone, Aden Refinery and the Aden Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He also held meetings with several members of the Indian community and Persons of Indian Origin.

  • India, Yemen discuss cooperation in the field of Human Rights

    22 Jun 2013 10:39:39 GMT

    Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed called on Yemen's Minister of Human Rights, H.E. Mrs Hooria Mashhour, to discuss bilateral cooperation in the field of promoting human rights. India has extended the facility of training and capacity building under the ITEC programme to officials of the Human Rights Ministry.

  • Indian Catalogue Show and Seminar organised in the Sana'a Chamber of Commerce

    17 Jun 2013 11:05:39 GMT

    The Embassy of India organizing a seminar titled “Enhancing Potential Business Partnerships in Yemen-a Primer” jointly with Sana'a Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday 17th June, 2013. The seminar was preceded by the inauguration of a ‘India Catalogue Show’. H.E. Mr. Omar Abdulaziz Abdulghani, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Planning & International Cooperation was the Keynote Speaker for the Seminar and opened the India Catalog show. Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Ambassador of India, Mr. Ahmed Salem Shammak, Chairman,Yemen India Business Council and Mr. Hasson M. Al-Kbous, Chairman, Sana’a Chamber of Commerce addressed the gathering during the inaugural session. Sectoral presentations were made by Mr. K Nanda Kumar, General Manager, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited ( “Leveraging Indian Infrastructure growth for Yemen”), Mr. Hitesh Doshi, Chairman and Managing Director, Waaree Group (“India’s renewable energy sector : opportunities for Yemen”), Dr. Ali Qaid Ahmed Aljabal, Head of Technical Office, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (India is food self-sufficient – How Yemen can learn from India), Mr. Riaz Naqvi, Executive Director, Waaree Group, Mumbai, (Developing synergies in telecom, IT, ITES sectors), Mr. Gurshaman Singh, Area Manager, UAE and Oman, TATA Motors (Commercial Transport and heavy vehicles industry in India), Dr. Dawood Al Hidabi, Vice Chairman, UST Hospital, Sana’a (Areas of cooperation in the health sector), Mr. Adel Al Ashtal, Consultant, General Investment Authority (Yemeni Investment Law, guarantees and incentives), Mr. IV Parthasarathy, Consultant, Food Security Expert (Best practices in the Indian food production) and Mr. Imran Ahmad Ansari, Marketing Manager, Sun Pharma India Limited (Pharma and health sector–affordable medicines and medical treatment). The seminar was attended by nearly 150 leading businessmen and entrepreneurs of Yemen.

  • Ambassador Shri Amrit Lugun met Dr. Abu-Bakr Abdullah Al-Qirbi, Foreign Minister of Yemen on 12 December 2013.

    12 Dec 2013 16:38:25 GMT

    Ambassador Shri Amrit Lugun met Dr. Abu-Bakr Abdullah Al-Qirbi, Foreign Minister of Yemen on 12 December 2013. As customary, he handed over copies of his letter of credence to the Republic of Yemen and letter of recall of his predecessor Dr. Ausaf Sayeed to the Foreign Minister. They discussed issues pertaining to bilateral relation which is of mutual importance to both the countries.

  • Conservation of Indian heritage sites in Aden discussed

    10 Jun 2013 10:32:25 GMT

    Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed called on the Yemeni Minister of Religious Endowments and Guidance, H.E. Mr. Hamoud Muhammed Ou'bad, to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation, especially pertaining to the conservation of Indian heritage sites in Aden.

  • Aden Refinery officials discuss bilateral cooperation with the Embassy

    1 Jun 2013 15:10:09 GMT

    Dr. Ahmed Hassan Abdullah, Asssitant Executive Director for Upgrading & Business Development, Aden Refinery Co. called on the Ambassador of India this afternoon to explore the possibility of ehanced bilateral cooperation between the Aden Refinery and Indian Public and Private companies.

  • Yemen, India discuss cooperation in matters pertaining to expatriate affairs

    1 Jun 2013 11:05:36 GMT

    Dr.Ausaf Sayeed, Ambassador of India paid a farewell call on H.E. Mr Mujahid Al-Quhali, Minister for Expatriate Affairs this morning during which the Yemeni minister praised the ongoing cooperation between India and Yemen. The Ambassador renewed an invitation to the Yemeni Minister to visit India. There is a large Yemeni diaspora of over 300,000 residing in different parts of India.

  • Ambassador calls on Minister of Planning & International Cooperation

    29 May 2013 13:52:42 GMT

    Dr.Ausaf Sayeed, Ambassador of India, called on H.E. Mr Mohammed Saeed Al-Saadi, Minister of Planning & International Cooperation (MoPIC). During the meeting the two sides reviewed ongoing bilateral cooperation between India and Yemen, particularly in the context of the implementation of the Agreed Minutes of the 8th India-Yemen Joint Committee held in New Delhi in March 2013.

  • Bilateral cooperation in the filed of Vocational Training reviewed

    27 May 2013 09:10:44 GMT

    Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed paid a farewell call on Yemen's Minister for Vocational Training and Technical Education Dr. Abdulhafed Noman during which both sides reviewed bilateral cooperation in the field of education. The Government of India has agreed to set up two Vocational Training centres and three ICT Centres in Yemen.

  • Ambassador and DG, MFA review bilateral relations

    21 May 2013 10:25:45 GMT

    Dr.Ausaf Sayeed, Ambassador of India and H.E. Mohammad Al Ashabi, Director General, Asia & Australia Desk in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reviewed bilateral relations between India and Yemen. The two sides also discussed implementation of the Agreed Minutes of the India-Yemen Joint Committee for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation held in New Delhi on March 11-12, 2013, the Cultural Exchange Programme (CEP) for 2013-15 concluded in New Delhi on March 12, 2013 and the Educational Exchange Programme (EEP) signed by both sides on April 2, 2012.

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