Speaker of Parliament Sultan al-Barakani along with Deputy Speaker Mohssen BaSarrah and Heads of Parliamentary blocs held discussions today, Sunday, with the UN's Envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg over the ongoing peace efforts.
The official spokesman for the Palestinian Presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, warned of the dangerous escalation of the Israeli occupation authorities, in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the attack on citizens in its squares and in the alleys and lanes of the Old City of Al-Quds.
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Monday after US leaders reached a tentative agreement on the government's debt ceiling, which could prevent a catastrophic default in the world's largest economy and oil consumer.
FC Barcelona won the Spanish Football League title, after defeating its neighbor Espanyol by four goals to two, to settle the struggle for the La Liga title, four rounds before the end of the competition.
Prime Minister reviews in international meetings government's development plans
Prime Minister Ma'een Abdulmalik reviewed on Wednesday before presidents and prime ministers and delegations participating in UN Habitat Assembly's First Session here government's plans and priorities as a mean for keeping social peace.
He confirmed that innovation and technology help overcoming many challenges and difficulties resulted by conflicts and represent an opportunity for reconstructing infrastructure on the bases of urban development's principles.
In comments he made in high level strategic dialogue participated by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and President of South Sudan SalvaKiir and high ranking delegations from across the world, Abdulmalik talked about Yemen's experiment and what has been facing of destruction over the war triggered by Houthi rebel militia.
He also talked about effects of conflicts in destroying basic foundation of development, hindering economic activity, complicating effects of displacement into cities and uninhabited areas, which left burdens on the government, pointing to government's vision for realizing admirable urban development.
Noting to role of Yemen's participants for supporting government's plans, prime minister confirmed government's determination on providing inspiring urban development experiment to countries witnessed conflicts.
He pointed to discussions for including local and foreign private sector in implementing urban agenda in Yemen and including it in strategic and infrastructure projects and to studied visions for ensuring making this partnership.