5th Compensation Given to Yemeni Immigrants [Archives:1999/30/Local News]

July 26 1999

The Ministry of Immigrants has started distributing the fifth disbursement of compensation money, Class C, due to those Yemenis coming back from Kuwait and Iraq as a result of the Gulf War. Dr. Ahmad Al-Bishari, Minister of Immigrants, pointed out that the Ministry began distributing the compensation money in November 1998 up to July 1999.” Around US $ 30,000,000 has been paid, so far”, the Minister added. He went on saying that $ 4,000,000 would be distributed among 1,800 people. The number of beneficiaries so far who will have been compensated will then reach 16,000 after payment of this installment. On the other hand, the Ministry of Immigrants formed a special committee to distribute the compensation money in Hadhramout, Al-Maharh, Dhamar, Aden and The Secretarial Capital.