26_September [Archives:2006/996/Press Review]

November 6 2006

2 Nov. 2006
Main headlines

– New batches graduated from military and police academies

– The president calls on the local councils to keep their promises and commit to laws and regulations

– Reference terms for investment in some oil projects drawn up

– The committee on amending local authority law finishes its report this week

– Justice Minister receives prosecution memorandum about al-Ahmar threats

– The president calls for establishment of Gulf Fund to finance strategic and development projects in Yemen

– Planning assistant deputy minister: We will proceed to the “millennium challenge” after completing reforms

The newspaper editorial says President Ali Abdullah Saleh has summed up all the meanings and indications during his talk with foreign and finance ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) who were taking part in Sana'a Gulf-Yemen meetings. He has clarified the great role of those meetings as they represent the start point in the correct direction and contribute to advance of the Gulf grouping through speeding up efforts for Yemen accession to the GCC. Yemen joining its sisterly Gulf states will surely represent an indispensable tributary and strategic political, economic and security depth it will strengthen and consolidate the process of its transfer levels compatible with the capabilities of all states of the council that will be enhanced by Yemen's accession to them.