Southern and Eastern Governorates Tribesmen Hold a Meeting [Archives:2001/49/Local News]

December 3 2001

The tribesmen of the southern and eastern governorates held an extended meeting in Sana’a, which was attended by a number of social, political and cultural dignitaries. The meeting tackled a set of problems which these areas are suffering from, including administrative reform in these governorates. The issue of finding solutions for the 13,000 retired military personnel, as well as the 14,000 civil servants, was the focal point of the meeting.
The meeting, which was held on Sunday, adopted a mechanism for convening meetings on a periodic basis and setting up special sub-committees.