By: Mohammed al-Haidari - SANA'A- Yemen has increased expenses on educational sector up to YR 179 billion, an official report released by the Ministry of Education says.
The report states the government has increased expenses on education from YR 149 billion in 2004 to 179 billion in 2005.
According to the report, the educational sector has seen great improvements at all levels and phases. Education expenses have increased from YR 90 billion in 2000 to YR 134 billion in 2003, and YR 178 billion in 2005.
The rate of education expenses amounts to 21.4 percent out of the state's budget, and represents 6 percent of the gross national production, which is higher comparing with neighboring countries.
The report, of which almotamar.net obtained a copy, further notes that public education acquired the largest allocation, i.e., YR137 billion, while expenses of the technical and vocational training amount to 8 billions, and higher education YR 33 billion.
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.