In brief [Archives:2007/1019/Local News]

January 25 2007

– Private health inspection campaign

Jan. 23 ) The Ministry of Health is using a surprise evaluation campaign in many private health installations in Sana'a and other governorates. The campaign aims to evaluate the level of services. Many private health locations have been closed during this campaign because of problems , according to Majahed Al-Batahi, the general manger of private health installations in the Ministry of Health.


– Aden governor meets U.S. military delegation

Jan. 23 ) The Governor of Aden Ahmad al-Kuhlani held talks with the visiting U.S. military delegation headed by commander of the Joint Forces in the African Horn, Richard Hent. They reviewed means of mutual cooperation between the two countries, particularly in terms of fighting terror and building the capacities of coast guards. They also discussed the bad situation in Somalia. Both sides affirmed the necessity of peace and stability in the region.

– Economic, commercial and investment aspects

Jan. 23 ) Governor of Aden Ahmed al-Kuhlani held Tuesday talks with the Saudi Consul in Aden, Mansour Al-Mazmoumi, on the common collaboration aspects in economic, commercial and investment spheres to bring relations to a better level. For his part, Al-Mazmoumi pointed out the remarkable progress in the Yemeni-Saudi joint projects, calling for a study to find out new investment projects between the two sides. He showed the consulate's readiness to facilitate visa procedures for Yemenis willing to travel to the Saudi Arabia.


– Dedicate the Activities of the deaf` week

Jan. 23 ) Al-Aradah Foundation for Deaf and Dumb Carefulness with the cooperating of Carefulness of Handicap Fund dedicated the activities of the deaf week during this week. The week's activities include cultural, sport and artistic events. Additionally many trips will take students to tourism locations. The events aim to teach society the importance of all people's role in the society and allowing handicapped people into society, according to Nadia Al-Ansai, the chief of Al-Aradah Foundation.


– Regional Program for UNFPA

Jan. 23 ) The United Nations Population Fund in Yemen ended its annual meeting in Mukalla with a number of plans for this year. New projects start within the framework of its 2007-2011 Regional Program in Yemen. Participants discussed basic issues related to the fund's work in Yemen and how to develop and boost the abilities of its affiliates.


– Survey for farmland projects

Jan.23 ) A group from the Ministry of Agriculture and Water surveyed farmlands on the island to develop basic projects needs, especially water partitions and dams. The survey will cover all projects for the island and dedicate about 14 water partitions, according to Mansour Al-Ageal, the general manager for the media and awareness in the agriculture ministry.


– Local council meets GTZ

TAIZ, Jan. 23 ) The general secretary of the local council in Taiz governorate met the GTZ delegation, headed by activities officer Christov Richard. They discussed the new vision of the GTZ and its future activities in the governorate in coordination with members of the local council and partnership with the Enterprises Development Department in the Social Development Fund according to an agreement between the Yemeni Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the German foreign ministry.