Yemen (Republic of)
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South Africa and Yemen concluded diplomatic relations
in 1996. There is no South African representation in Yemen, but the South African
Ambassador to Riyadh is accredited to Yemen on a non-resident basis. Yemen opened
an Embassy in Pretoria in 1996
South African Representation in Yemen
is no South African representation in Yemen, but the South African Ambassador
to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is accredited to Sana'a on a non-resident basis. South
Africa has appointed an Honorary Consul in Sana'a. He is Mr Mohammed Hassan Al
Zubeiri, Director General of Zubeiri Trading Company, PO Box 535 Sana'a, e-mail:
H E Mr J A Davies
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
South African Embassy
Yemen Representation in South Africa
Chargé d'Affaires e.t.
Mr N A M Al-Jabowbi
Visa requirements for South Africans
For more information
contact the Embassy of Yemen in Pretoria.
are no specific health requirements for travellers from South Africa.
further information go to Travelers' Health.
Yemen is very hot and humid during summer, while the north is more moderate. Winter
months from December to March are moderate.
For up-to-date weather information
unit is the Yemeni Riyal, divided into 100 Fils. The symbol for the Riyal is YR.
The Yemani Riyal is pegged to the US Dollar at US$1.00 = YR0.3845. The currency
is not freely convertible.
For current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
a number of South African dignitaries have visited Yemen such as:
Visit to Yemen by Minister Dullah Omar, Minsiter of Transport.
Visit to Yemen by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Aziz Pahad.
September 2005: Visit to Yemen by Minister of Trade and Industry, Mandise
Mpahlwa and a business delegation.