Free Zone’s Restructure Reconsidered [Archives:2002/03/Local News]

January 14 2002

During President Salehs visit to the Aden Free Zone last Thursday, he was briefed on the progress of current activities in the Free Zone together with the future plans and the efforts exerted to establish the industrial zone.
More than 377 thousand containers were unloaded at the container terminal in 2001 registering an increase by 120 thousand containers in comparison with 2000. The president stressed that restructuring the Free Zone should be reconsidered and re-formed. He indicated that the new developments and changes should be assimilated and carefully studied according to the new global changes. He placed great stress on the necessity of supervising the continuos development of the Free Zone, preserving the allocated land, mapping out new mechanisms to administrate the Zone and making use of others’ experiences. He said all bodies concerned should adhere to the plans of the Free Zone’s land according to the Cabinet’s resolution.