Almotamar.net - Planning and International Cooperation Undersecretary Eng. Hisham Sharaf Abdullah revealed Monday that meetings of the preparatory committee for the session 19 of the Yemeni-Saudi Coordination Council resulted in setting up draft agreements on allocation of SR798 million and 500 thousand of the Saudi grant offered to Yemen at London donor conference , amounting to $one billion.
Me Abdullah explained that the amount of money would be used for building the Amran-Sana'a –Aden highway as well as agreement on a Saudi easy loan of SR400 million to Yemen to contribute to funding the same project. He added that the meeting agreed on preparing an agreement on regarding a Saudi grant for financing an energy project.
Mr Abdullah pointed out, in a statement to the Yemeni news agency Saba, that both the Yemeni and the Saudi sides expressed their satisfaction over the previous steps concerning the devotion of the $100 million Saudi contribution to financing the line of electricity exporting.
At the conclusion of its 2-day meetings the preparatory committee of the Yemeni-Saudi Coordination Council approved the minutes of its meetings that included the topics that were agreed on to be referred to meetings of the council's 19th session.
The national delegation confirmed on Sunday its keenness on the success of the Yemeni consultations in Kuwait under the auspices of the United Nations.
This came during a joint session between the national delegation and Riyadh’s delegation in the presence of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.
At the session, the UN Secretary-General asserted that the position of the international community is clear, which is that the conflict should stop and Yemen should return to the path of political transition.
Ban Ki-moon expressed his optimism for the recent release of prisoners and detainees, urging the parties to release all prisoners as a goodwill initiative before the Eid al-Fitr.
The Saudi aggression and its mercenaries continued to breach the ceasefire during the past hours in several provinces, a military official said Saturday.
The Saudi warplanes flew on the skies of the Capital, Amran, Sana'a, Mareb, Jawf, Sa'ada, Dhalea and Taiz provinces. At the same time, the Riyadh's hirelings pounded al-Ghail district in Jawf with artillery shells.
The Saudi-led war jets waged on Thursday four raids on scattered areas in al-Qabitah district of Lahj province, killing a citizen from the district, a military official said.
The official pointed out that the aggression’s warplanes and its mercenaries continued to breach the ceasefire during the past 24 hours in a number of provinces in the country.
The hostile war jets waged two raids on Maswara area and Nehm district in Sana’a province, two others on Serwah district of Mareb province and another one on al-Saqiyah area in al-Masloub district in Jawf province, he said.