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 Court of First Instance in Sana'a sentenced on Tuesday two defendants to 4 and 15 years in Jail in the assassination case of the former commander of the military southern command, Brigadier Salem Qatn.
The defendant Sami Fadl Daian was sentenced to 15 year in jail for being convicted of infringing on the state's security ,military and civilian institutions and their personnel in cooperation with the al-Qaeda and individually.
The Yemeni-GCC joint technical committee to determine Yemen's developmental needs concluded on Tuesday its meetings at the GCC's headquarters in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
During the two-day meetings, the committee discussed several topics related to the assistances provided by the GCC States for Yemen in the development field, as well as the implementation progress of GCC States-funded projects.
The latest developments concerning the work of the Executive Bureau to accelerate absorption of donors' pledges and the underway preparations for imminent meeting of the Friends of Yemen group
President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi sent on Monday a letter of thank and appreciation to forces of Counter-Terrorism Unit for carrying out a quality process against al-Qaeda militants in Shabwa governorate.
Hadi in his letter praised the process, which he said, represents a strong letter to al-Qaeda
An air strike targeted al-Qaeda training camps killed a number of militants, some are of different nationalities, the Supreme Security Committee said on Sunday.
The targeted training camps were in a remote mountainous region between Abyan and Shabwa provinces, an official at the committee said, adding that the militants targeted were among the leading and dangerous elements of al-Qaeda
The republican decree No. 64 for 2014 was issued assigning Judge Abdullah Abdullah al-Moghlas as an office director of the head of the Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum, SCER.
The Presidential decree No. 29 for 2014 was issued appointing Sultan