26_September [Archives:2008/1186/Press Review]

September 1 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008
Top stories

– Political Advisor to President: Yemen's democracy strengthens over time

– Yemeni Authority for Specifications, Standards and Quality Control warns people against trafficking expired dates to local markets

– Interior Ministry sets special security plan for Ramadan

Major General Mohammad Abdullah Al-Qawsi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Public Security Sector revealed that senior officials in his ministry set a special security plan for the holy month of Ramadhan, due to provide crucial services to citizens during the month, adding that the plan would be implemented in all provinces, the army's website reported in its lead story.

According to the website, Al-Qawsi made it clear that this plan aims at providing suitable security atmospheres in harmony with worship and fasting month.

He further went on to say that security authorities would work all day long through patrols in quarters and streets of cities, particularly, key markets and streets that witness crowds during Ramadan's evenings.

The website continued that the Interior Ministry said a man, accused of sending phone threatening message to Aden airport's security director, was arrested. The suspect said in his message that an explosion would occur after two hours of receiving threat.