Almotamar.net, Saba - The Supreme Committee on Crude Oil Marketing, headed by Prime Minister Ali Mujawar, approved on Monday the crude oil sales for March 2011, at a total quantity of 6.3 barrels.
The committee decided to sell four million barrels of Masila crude oil, including 750 thousand barrels carried-over from April 2011, for the dated Brent minus USD 2.48 according to the best offered price.
Regarding Marib crude oil, the committee approved the selling of the total quantity amounting to 2.3 million barrels to Aden Refinery Company for the dated Brent without any premium or discount price.
The committee attributed the increase occurred in the May quantities to the change of oil prices in the second quarter of 2011, the higher world prices that led to increase the government's share and the quantity carried-over from last April, in addition to 500 thousand barrels settled with the production companies in the first quarter.
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.