Almotamar.net - SANAA, 7 May- A Tourism Ministry statistic issued lately mentioned the number of tourists visited Yemen in the previous two years amounted to more than 609 thousand tourists yielding revenues of $486 million.
According to the statistic the average spending of one tourist amounted $140 per night at an average tourist nights amounting to 6.
The largest number of tourists was European then Asians, Americans, Africans while the rest were from Gulf States and the Middle East.
The statistic mentioned that increase in the flock of tourists to Yemen was a major impetus for investment in tourist projects. In this regard the statistic mentioned that tourist projects in the past two years occupied the second place among the more growing economic sectors in Yemen. Tourist projects registered in that period 102 projects out of 376 industrial projects.
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.