President of the Presidential Council Rashad al-Alimi received Monday here UK Ambassador to Yemen Richard Oppenheim, who convoyed a written congratulation from Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth the Second on the 32nd of the National Day.
(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.
ESCWA: Yemen's GDP suffered 50% contraction since Houthi militia coup
RIYADH - SABA
Yemen's real Gross Domestic Production (GDP) has alarmingly contracted since Iran-backed Houthi militia carried out its coup d'état against the official government in 2021.
The country's GDP has suffered 50% contraction during the time 2014-2020, according to report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
The report issued today by the ESCWA in partnership with the Saudi Program for Development and Reconstruction in Yemen (SPDRY) titled" Least Developing Arab Countries: Challenges, Development Prospects".
The report stated that the economic situation in Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Mauritania has seriously exacerbated and growth prospects further declined in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic and instability, the war also has caused the displacement of large number of the population who have become in dire need for aid.