Yemen without Qat [Archives:2002/40/Local News]

September 30 2002

TAIZ-Three Yemeni travelers, namely, Abdulqawi Shua’alan, Abdulrahman Nawass, Mohammed A. Abdulwakeel of the Qat Hazards Control Society-Taiz (QHCS), have conducted a 7-day walk trip (270 km) from Taiz to Sana’a. The trip which was organized under the slogan of “No Qat”, aimed at raising awareness of Qat hazards and conveying a massage to the authorities in the capital, Sana’a to adopt a political decree on banning Qat. The travelers have distributed posters and publications on Qat hazards in some cities like Dhamar and Ibb on their way from Taiz to Sana’a.