In brief [Archives:2006/1009/Local News]

December 21 2006


Exhibition activities of government uniform opened

Dec. 19 – The foundation of development and culture program opened the third national exhibition for Yemeni modern history. The chief of the foundation, Raufah Hassin, stated that the exhibition aims to create a new visual memory for the Yemen modern history during the period from 1948 to 2004. The exhibition spotlights the original clothes for the political leaders, currencies, flags, unique and historical photos. Additionally many workshops, artistic shows and other activities will take place for ten days in Aden.


– School management training program

Dec. 18 ) The Ministry of Education organized School Management Program activities. The courses will be continue for 11 days. The courses aims to prepare 42 trainers to train schools headmasters and their deputies on the professional administration in order to qualify schools for better education output. Head trainer, Sadik Annagar, confirmed that this program and other programs the ministry is organizing, aim to develop the education situation throughout qualifying school managements. He said that 200 male and female trainees have received training courses on modern educational methods.


– Governor meets Palestinian Diplomat

Dec. 17 ) Governor of Dhamar, Mansour Abdul-Rab, held talks with Palestinian Ambassador Khalid Al-Sheikh over the status of Palestine's students in Dhamar university and schools. The governor said the Palestinian students are receiving excellent treatment, praising the good relationship between Yemen and Palestine. For his part, the ambassador expressed his happiness to visit Dhamar to see civilization in Dhamar. He appreciated the stance of Yemen and president Ali Abdullah Saleh toward Palestinian issues as well as Yemeni unlimited support for Palestine's issues.


– Yemen LNG donates electricity generator to Bir Ali

Dec. 19 ) A ribbon cutting ceremony in Bir Ali brought together members of the Yemen LNG Board of Directors marking the inauguration of the Bir Ali 300 kw electrical generator provided by the company to the village last Wednesday. The handover agreement was also signed between village committees and the company. The generator is one of a series of projects that aim not only to compensate for any unavoidable impact also to improve the living conditions of affected communities and achieve sustainable development


– Teachers protest suspension of their salaries

Dec. 19 ) Taiz governorate stated that heads of education centers suspended the November month's salaries of 400 teachers that amounted to YR 10 million at Shara'ab district. The education center has granted more than 400 teachers arbitrary dispatching decisions since the beginning of this year in return for illegal payments. The education center appointed principals without referring them to the Education Office in the governorate, the procedures of which are arbitrary. The educational process in the district is subjected to trafficking. A number of schools lack textbooks since the beginning of the academic year and a number of inspectors in the district appealed to the local councils to quickly interfere and release their salaries as well as investigate the case.