26_September [Archives:2008/1166/Press Review]

June 23 2008

Friday, June 20, 2008
Top Stories

– Sana'a set up mechanisms for reconciliation between Palestinian conflicting factions

– President Saleh orders forming committee to implement housing project for army ad security personnel

– Army besieges rebels in their main strongholds, drives others off mountaintop positions

– President Saleh calls on youths to utilize summer holiday

– President Ali Abdullah Saleh called on Wednesday youths to utilize the summer holiday by going to summer camps, the website reported in its lead story. It added that during his meeting with directors of sports, youths and education offices nationwide, President Saleh stressed the necessity of utilizing summer holiday by organizing cultural and sporting events to improve skills and creativities of youths.

The relevant official, on their part, briefed Saleh on the various activities their offices prepared for youths during the summer holiday with the aim of developing youths spiritually and physically, as well as spreading national culture and principles of democracy and freedom among youths.

According to the website, President Saleh pointed out the role of all, especially families and mosques to educate new generations on values, tolerance and rejection of extremism and fanaticism.

President Saleh urged ministries of education, youths & sports, and technical education & vocational training to shoulder their responsibilities to set up summer camps for youths, calling on intellectuals to organize lectures for youths to protect them from wrong thoughts and concepts.