(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
PM says Yemen has to defeat armed rebels, restore state
Prime Minister Ahmed bin-Daghr said that his government must achieve first is to defeat the armed Houthi rebels, restore the state and extend the state's authority everywhere in the country.
Addressing a ceremony held in Abyanon Saturday on the occasion of launching a number of service and development projects in the eastern province, he also directed the government to reconstruct the province.
"We have complicated circumstances because of the war, but Abyan has its institutions destroyed by al-Qaeda and we will restore it to a sound state."
He said that "we have allocated YR 4 billion for the reconstruction of Abyan, which will start right away."
He said that President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has directed the payment of YR 2 billion for the reconstruction as a first stage, to be followed by another YR 2 billion in the next stage.
He also praised the Saudi-led Arab Coalition's intervention in March 2015 to save Yemen against the Iran-backed militant rebels.