Saudi ambassador to Yemen: Thousands of jobs to be created through humanitarian operations
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen, Mohamed al-Jaber, said in a tweet on Tuesday that the humanitarian operations that will be implemented in Yemen will produce thousands of direct job opportunities for Yemeni people.
He added that these operations will include all Yemen’s provinces “without exception or discrimination”. Al-Jaber also said that they will keep all ports open, as well as air and land crossings in order to receive aid continuously and safely.
The comprehensive humanitarian operations plan will contribute in providing thousands of direct job opportunities in the projects that will be implemented or indirect job opportunities for our brothers in Yemen#YCHO #Coalition— محمد ال جابر (@mohdsalj) January 23, 2018
#YCHO includes all Yemeni’s provinces without exception or discrimination. Expanding the projects of Mokha, Aden and AlMukalla ports as well as the air bridge and opening new borders crossings, and improving roads aiming to assist all the brotherly Yemeni wherever they are.— محمد ال جابر (@mohdsalj) January 23, 2018
The Saudi-backed Arab Coalition in Yemen announced the provision of $1.5 billion in aid to the country on Monday.
The announcement came following a Saudi Arabia’s $2 billion monetary aid to Yemen’s central bank to help the country’s currency.
The coalition added that they aim to increase monthly imports to 1.4 million metric tons, from 1.1 million last year.