A Celebration of Labor Day [Archives:1999/18/Local News]

May 3 1999

Yemen celebrated Labor Day on the first of May, as did the entire world. Many distinctive persons were honored from various productive sectors.
The Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, Mr. Mohammed Al Tayeb, spoke briefly on this occasion saying, “The first of May witnessed many activities that featured the great concern of Yemen about this important area. Laborers play basic and vital roles in the development process.” Mr. Al Tayeb added “Yemen concerns for Laborers are not limited to celebrating Labor Day but, it is a continuous affair. The Ministry is undergoing a comprehensive characterization of laborers to insure they get full rights. This characterization will include laborers from both public and private sectors.”