Speaker of Shura Council Dr. Ahmed Obeid bin Dagher highly praised the supportive stances of the People's Republic of China in support of the Yemeni people, its official leadership, deeply appreciating China's significant contribution to the development drive and humanitarian actions in Yemen.
The official spokesman for the Palestinian Presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, warned of the dangerous escalation of the Israeli occupation authorities, in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the attack on citizens in its squares and in the alleys and lanes of the Old City of Al-Quds.
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Monday after US leaders reached a tentative agreement on the government's debt ceiling, which could prevent a catastrophic default in the world's largest economy and oil consumer.
FC Barcelona won the Spanish Football League title, after defeating its neighbor Espanyol by four goals to two, to settle the struggle for the La Liga title, four rounds before the end of the competition.
Finance Minister says govt's seriousness in fighting money laundering, terror financing
Finance Minister Salem bin Breik affirmed the government's serious intent to enforce the laws in place for fighting money laundering and terror financing.
In an address at a workshop organized by the national Financial Intelligence Unit for raising awareness on fighting money laundering and terror finance in Aden today, the minister said the organization of the workshop is a sign of this intent.
Representatives from the Finance Ministry, the Central Bank of Yemen and other competent governmental bodies are attending the two-day workshop.
He said the Houthi coup in September 2014 led to the halt of interfacing between international and national Yemeni banks and caused several other problems that entail upon the government to revitalize its supervisory bodies and upgrade the capabilities of fighting money laundering and terror financing.