(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
Council of Ministers discusses economic, security situations in government-held provinces
The Council of Ministers held a session Monday presided over by Prime Minister Dr Ahmed Obeid Bin-Dagher.
The session devoted to discuss the ongoing developments and situations in several provinces including the temporary capital Aden and government controlled regions.
The governors of the two governorates of Marib Maj. General Sultan Al-Arradah and Ramzi Muhroos contributed to the discussions.
Economic situation and underway efforts aiming to maintain the value of national currency were elaborately discussed.
Governor of Marib presented a detailed report about the development drive in the province, citing the efforts have been made by local authority in different fields. He also underscored challenges need to be addressed and the province's needs for developmental and services projects.
The Cabinet commended the local authority's performance and efforts, highly appreciating the hospitality of Marib population who willingly hosting thousands of IDPs from different Yemeni regions that Houthi militia forced them to flee their own cities and villages since it has waged its war against the Yemenis amid 2014.
Governor of Socotra also reported to the cabinet about security and military situations in the Archipelagos. He also touched upon local authority's efforts aimed to reinstate basic services in the archipelagos in the wake of the of the cyclones.
The governor highlighted lacking regular flights of civil aviation as the most terrible problems the populations are complaining about, particularly in the cases of illness, businessmen and students who are studying outside the archipelagos.
The Cabinet ordered the Ministry of Finance to give Socotra top priority, provide the needed amounts for the approved projects in different fields of basic services as soon as possible.
The Council of Ministers reiterated its rejection of establishing any military structures in the island to be created far from the two Ministries of Defense and Interior.