26 SEPTEMBER: Sanaa weekly, 28-5-98. [Archives:1998/22/Press Review]
(Yemeni Armed Forces)
1- The new governor of Al-Jawf is sworn in before the President.
2- At a cost of YR 763 million, the new building housing the Central Organization for Control and Audit is opened in Sanaa.
3- The Vice-President opens and lays the foundations stone for 26 projects in Ibb, costing more than YR 3 billion.
4- The government’s statement to parliament stresses the continuation of the reform program.
5- The Prime Minister: “Washington has never asked for military facilities in Yemen.”
Ministry of Interior Activities
The security forces have been able to arrest the perpetrators of the latest Aden bomb explosions during the last few days. In a recent statement, the Minister of Interior, Staff Let. Gen. Mohammed Hussain Arab said that the 3 arrested have already confessed their crimes, and will be referred to the prosecutor next week.
He also mentioned that 5 men are detained in connection with the bomb explosion at Al-Khair mosque in Sanaa last month.
On another level, the Minister stated that a BBC crew is referred to the prosecutor for violating the laws of the land by trying to illegally collect information and film in Mareb.