almotamar.net - President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Sunday that YR70 billion has been approved as part of a plan for housing the citizens of lower and limited income.
During his meeting in Aden Sunday with leaderships of civil society organisations the president added " The issue of housing societies in Aden has been solved by appropriating $ 40 million and YR 60 billion and now they have begun finishing the infrastructure and in the budget of 2009 there will be adoption of the costs of the electric network.
The president pointed to an agreement on reducing the interests of loans to citizens to 40% and added when the wheel of development rotates and the infrastructure begins to be complete that would encourage the private sector to invest in this sector while the state provides the land especially for housing purposes in Aden, Lahj, Hadramout, Hudeida, Taiz and the capital Sana'a and other governorates.
At the beginning the president greeted the audience and the people on the Yemeni revolution of 26 September and 14 October and the 40trh anniversary of the Independence Day on 30 November.
The president also pointed to the meetings during his stay in Aden with all political and social and cultural activities from the governorates of Aden, Lahj and Abyan, saying the dialogues and discussions and meetings were very good because they are connected to the issues interesting the citizen and proceed from keenness on Yemen's higher interests. President Saleh said during those meetings issues of the military security retired were tackled and also problems of the lands in addition to issues related to concerns of the citizen including the housing.
The president also gave his directives to the local authority to pay attention to the issues of fishermen in the city of Aden similar to the care rendered to the fishermen of Mukalla and Mahra and to offer them facilities, refrigerators and other services as well as solving problems of fishermen.
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.