almotamar.net - SANA'A, Thursday, April 13 (Bernama) -- The Yemeni government and Kuwait's Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) today, signed an agreement on the funding for the second phase of Sana'a International Airport's expansion, Yemen News Agency (SABA) reported.
Under the terms of the agreement, AFESD would grant Yemen $160 million for the construction of a new aviation field and other relevant terminals and service networks.
Upon completion, the Sana'a Airport would be able to cater for the expected increase in tourism in Yemen, the news agency quoted Abdul-Karim al-Arhabi Minister of Planning and International Cooperation as saying.
Al-Arhabi spoke highly of the role played by AFESD in supporting the Yemeni government's efforts to improve existing infrastructure in the service industry.
The agreement was signed here by Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Abdul-Karim al-Arhabi and AFESD Governor.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.