Almotamar.net, Saba - The Cabinet approved on Tuesday two draft resolutions on the establishment of the Public Institution for Electric Power Generation and Transmission, and the Public Institution for Electric Power Distribution.
In its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Ali Mujawar, the Cabinet directed to complete the necessary legal procedures for the issuance of the resolutions.
The resolutions comes within the process of restructuring and regulating the electricity sector, according to what came in the Electricity Law No. 1 for 2009, which emphasized the full functional separation of the sector's activities, including the generation, transmission and distribution.
The two resolutions are located in a number of articles, including naming, definitions, construction, goals, functions and terms of the institutions, and their capitals and sources of funding, and management of their activities, and closing provisions.
The Public Institution for Electric Power Generation and Transmission aims to contribute to the achievements of the State's plan for socioeconomic development through improving the quality of services in the area of electric power generation and transmission.
Whereas the Public Institution for Electric Power Distribution aims to ensure the distribution of the electric power with high quality and reliability at the lowest possible cost to meet the needs of energy in all parts of the country, as well as the establishment ,management, operation and maintenance of electrical networks and transmission stations.
The Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on the United Nations General Assembly to immediately suspend the membership rights of Saudi Arabia in the UN Human Rights Council.
The two organizations accused Saudi Arabia of exploiting the body to obstruct justice in regard to committing possible war crimes in Yemen.
In a joint statement issued Wednesday, they urged in the United Nations General Assembly to take this decision because of the regularly flagrant violations of human rights by the Saudi regime.
The statement confirmed that the two organizations will practice pressure on the General Assembly for a vote in this aspect.
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.