Almotamar Net - The Cabinet approves on Tuesday a draft law banning the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons, submitted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tuesday, 19-January-2010
Almotamar.net, Saba - The Cabinet approves on Tuesday a draft law banning the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons, submitted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Cabinet directed the concerned ministers to follow up completing the legal procedures for the issuance of the law.

The draft law consists of 32 articles divided into six chapters, including the name, definitions, establishment of the national committee and defining its functions, activity licenses, inspection of facilities producing or using chemicals ,prohibitions, penalties, and final provisions.

The law will keep Yemen away from any risks arising from the use of chemicals for the non-prohibited purposes by providing the preventive measures in accordance with the International Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, ratified by our country in 2000.

Moreover, it will allow Yemen to avail from the modern global achievements in the chemical activities field for the non-prohibited purposes in the convention, so as to boost the economic development in Yemen in this field.

On the other hand, the cabinet got acquainted with the security report presented by Interior Minister on the security conditions in the country and the efforts exerted by the security services to combat crime and trace terrorists.

In this respect, the cabinet noted to those efforts and their role in keeping the security and stability and protecting society from the crime and the terrorist activities.


On he other hand he cabinet approved timetabled procedures for implementing outputs and recommendations of Yemeni expatriates third conference presented by the minister for expatriates affairs and the secretary general of the cabinet .


The matrix includes areas of social welfare, services, development, investment and human development of he expatriates.

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