Almotamar.net - Yemen Deputy Premier for economic affairs and minister of planning and international cooperation Abdul- Karim Ismael al-Arhabi has on Thursday confirmed the Yemeni government keenness on continuing efforts aimed at preservation of the human, cultural and civilization heritage of the historical city of Zabid in the manner qualifying it continue as a historical city as part of the list of world human heritage.
After he and the minister of culture Dr Mohammed Abu Bakr al-Maflahi and the governor of Al-Hudeida have signed on Thursday an agreement for funding the second phase of a project on paving the historical city by the Social Fund of Development at a cost of $1 million and 700 hundred thousand , al-Arhabi stressed the necessity of joining official and people’s efforts for the preservation of components of the cultural and civilization heritage of the city of Zabid that form inseparable part of the historical and civilization identity of Yemen.
Al-Arhabi also praised the pioneering role by which the city of Zabid had contributed as a famous city and represented a lighthouse of science and scientists.
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis descended Thursday (Aug 24) on Sanaa in a major show to celebrate of the 35th anniversary of the General People's Congress (GPC) founding anniversary.
The rally marking 35 years since the founding the General People's Congress (GPC).
The streets of the capital, waving the blue flag of the GPC and carrying pictures of Saleh the leader of GPC.
At least 71 citizens were killed and wounded by warplanes from the Saudi-led aggression coalition on Sanaa province early on Wednesday morning, a security official said.
The air strikes hit a hotel in Bait al-Edhari area in Arhab district,
Saudi aggression warplanes launched seven air strikes on Saada province overnight, an official said on Wednesday.
The targeted places were the regular road in Al-Sheikh area of Monabah district, Alhbrah area of Razeh district, the directorate of Al-Taher and Shada directorate.
The strikes severely damaged civilian properties, said the official.
Armed forces' spokesman Brigadier General, Sharaf Luqman said the army and popular forces have provided the greatest sacrifices to defend the homeland against Saudi-led aggression forces, stressing on maintaining the internal unity.
In a press statement on Monday, Luqman said that the historical steadfastness and the cohesion of the Yemeni people represent the first defense line against the aggression states.