Marib Dam work continues [Archives:2003/07/Local News]

February 17 2003

Three Yemeni and two Indian companies are ready to carry out the second phase of the Marib Dam canal project, at a cost of $23.9 million.
The work is being financed by Sheikh Zaid Bin Sultan A’al Nahain, President of United Arab Emirates, and the Abu Dhabi Development Fund. It was pointed out at the General Corporation for Developing the Eastern Areas that the three companies will implement the project, starting February, for two years.
The Marib Dam can project will greatly help in irrigating more than 7,000 hectares of agricultural lands in Marib Valley in Ubiada.
The new project will help to double the volume of agricultural products.