In brief [Archives:2008/1143/Local News]

April 3 2008


– Socotra photos gallery opened in Japan

Yemen's ambassador to Japan Marwan Abdul-Wahab opened on Tuesday in the Japanese capital Tokyo a Socotra Island photo gallery for the Japanese photographer Taira Hisaw.

The five-day gallery included many images that show the beauty of the Island's nature.


– Yemeni coastguards rescue Pakistani sailor

Yemen Coastguards rescued on Monday in the Aden Gulf a Pakistani sailor was suffering from serious illness on board of the Pakistani warship “Tariq””.

An official source in the coastguards stated to Saba that the coastguards authority received a help call from the Pakistani ship to rescue the sailor.

The source said that authority sent immediately a boat to transport the sick sailor to a hospital in Aden city where he received the medical treatment and the required cure.

– Health ministry launches spray campaign in Aden

Minister of Public Health and Population Abdul- Karim Rase launched on Sunday a combating diseases spray campaign implemented by the National Program for Fighting Malaria during the period from 30 March until 03 April.

The minister briefed the working plan of a number of rooms which operate in the province to realize the highest rates of spray coverage of the areas targeted.

Deputy Aden governor Ahmed Salim affirmed readiness of the local authority to provide all possible assistance to facilitate the work of teams deployed to fight spreading diseases.

– Aden discusses facilitations to investors

Aden Investment Consultation Council discussed in its regular meeting held on Sunday facilitations for customs and tax managements.

The meeting dealt with preparations concerning the industrial zone here and remaining measures for completing it.

Speaking to Saba