Almotamar.net, Saba - Britain announced here on Wednesday raising its annual development aid ceiling offered for Yemen to 100 million euros (= $ 160 mln) by the beginning of 2011.
The decision came by the Department for International Development) DFID) and would be provided as a grant with a noticeable increase in comparison with the previous support.
During a meeting brought together Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Abdul-Karim al-Arhabi and Head of the DFID in Yemen Joanna Reid, the DFID head briefed the Premier on this decision and noted that the UK listed Yemen within the most-favored nation list.
For his part, the Premier expressed Yemen's appreciation for the British initiative to increase the ceiling of annual development aid for Yemen.
This initiative reflected the British concern of Yemen needs and to enhance partnership concept between the two countries, he added.
Al-Arhabi pointed out that signing a decimal partnership agreement, considered the first of its kind, between the UK and an Arab country reflects the progressed development in the joint cooperation between Yemen and the UK.
The Saudi aggression continued on Tuesday targeting residents’ houses and properties in a number of governorates.
A military source said that the aggression’s warplanes launched a sortie against a nursery belonging to the Office of Agriculture and Irrigation in Al-Anad, another one in the middle of the city and three other sorties against Al-Shuhada cemetery in Razih area in Sa’ada governorate.
The source pointed out that two farmers were injured by a sortie against a farm in Sahar district, and a car was also targeted in Baqum district in Sa’ada governorate.
Saudi aggression's warplanes waged six raids against Serwah district of Marib province early on Tuesday, an official said.
The strikes targeted citizens' houses and property, as two houses were destroyed, the official added.
Saudi aggression fighter jets waged on Tuesday morning three air raids against civilian targets in Hodeida city, an official said.
The raids targeted Political Security buildings in downtown the port city.
Saudi aggression fighter jets waged two raids on Bani Matar district of Sana'a province late on Monday, a security official said.
The raids targeted Asbahha area, caused huge damage to citizens' houses and Property, the official added.
GPC leadership, Ali Abdullah Saleh received on Monday congratulation letters and calls on the occasion of the 54th Day of the Yemeni 26 September Revolution.
The letters and calls are from GPC leaderships, a local officials, civil society.
They hoped Saleh and all Yemeni people a peace and a good life.
Saudi aggression's warplanes waged seven raids against the capital Sana'a early on Sunday, an official said.
The strikes targeted Sarif area east of al-Rawda city, on the road linking the capital with neighboring province of Mareb, causing large damage to citizens' houses and farms, the official added.
Saudi aggression fighter jets waged late on Saturday night, four air raids on Moton district of Jawf province , an official said.
The raids targeted residential Ham area in the district, he said. No casualties were reported, but damage to people's properties.