The Council of Ministers held a session on Thursday presided over by the Prime Minister DrMa'een Abdulmalik. The session devoted to discuss the government's top priorities in light of Riyadh Agreement between the Government and South Transitional Council.
The Cabinet discussed President Hadi's instructions to the government that it must act on to put the Riyadh Agreement in place. The Cabinet has ordered the Ministries in charge to take urgently every necessary measure to carry out the agreement's articles.
The Cabinet has affirmed that arrangements for the government return to the interim capital Aden are in full swung in coordination with the brethren in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). It stated that final touches of logistical arrangements which are overseen by the Arab Coalition are going to be accomplished soon and the government will be shortly in Aden.
The Council of Ministers voiced deep gratitude to the vitally important role of the leadership of the KSA headed by the Custodian of the Two Holly Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Crown Prince Prince Mohammedbin Salman, Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khaled bin Salman and Saudi government and people in supporting Yemen and the Yemeni peoples in different fields and stages.
The Cabinet touched upon the Houthi militia's military escalations and frequent violations of the UN-sponsored truce in Hodeidah. The Cabinet called for overtly denouncing these breeches, otherwise the militia will be emboldened to keep on its violations.
The Cabinet has approved to set up an emergency committee tasked with controlling dengue fever which spreads in several cities.