Chair of the Consultations and Reconciliation Commission (CRC) Mohammed al-Ghaithi along with his deputies Abdulmalik al-Mikhlafi, Sakher al-Wageeh, Jamilla Ali Raja and Akram al-Amiri met today, Monday, here with the Ambassador of the United Kingdom (UK) to the Republic of Yemen Richard Oppenheim.
A member of the Presidential Leadership Council, Major General Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, chaired this morning at the Presidential Palace in Ma’ashiq an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers.
Al-Mikhlafi orders providing gas to all Yemeni people
Deputy Minister of Oil and Minerals Shawqi al-Mikhlafi inspected on Tuesday the ongoing work in the Yemeni Gas Company in Safer.
He discussed with the company's administration challenges facing the company, stressing on providing gas to all provinces and taking necessary measures against violators; stations and agents.
He called on local authorities to perform their duties in the process of monitoring and cooperation with the company for ensuring provision of the substance to all provinces.
He also called on all UN organizations to play their humanitarian role to stop violations of Houthi-Saleh's rebel militias against citizens by imposing tributes and blackmailing and trading with their suffering in black markets leading to the skyrocket of the prices of gas in their held areas.
He confirmed boosting partnership with local authorities for enhancing monitoring mechanism and just distribution of the substance in accordance with people's numbers and needs, taking into consideration provinces which receive displaced people from other provinces.
For his part, the Executive Director of the Company Anwar Hassan reviewed a report on efforts exerted by the company's administration on gas distribution and providing it to all provinces despite difficult conditions.
Al-Mikhlafi appointed a committee for field visit to provinces for arresting the violators and reporting on acts hindering access of people to gas.
He confirmed that the government is keen on handing over gas to all provinces, including those under the militias' control.