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Minister of Planning praises WHO's support for Yemen
[22 July 2018]
Republican decree appointing Jawf governor issued
[22 July 2018]
Parliament reviews war effects on public education
[22 July 2018]
Yemeni Coordinating Club with BRICS Countries praises President's communication with China, Russia
[22 July 2018]
Saudi-led airstrike hits Hodeidah
[22 July 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
8 Saudi-led airstrikes target Hodiedah
[22 July 2018]
Hodiedah tribal rally protests against coalition war crimes
[22 July 2018]
Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries kills in offensive in Marib
[22 July 2018]
Army carries out offensive on Saudi-paid mercenaries sites in Jawf
[22 July 2018]
4 Saudi airstrikes wages on Thamar province
[22 July 2018]
 
  Reports
Feature: Yemen's children pay high price for Saudi military aggression
[21 July 2018]
Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed, injured in offensive over 24 hours
[21 July 2018]
Report: 12 civilians killed, injured in 3 provinces over 24 past hours
[18 July 2018]
Report: Yemeni drone airstrikes, military operations killed Saudi mercenaries over 24 hours
[18 July 2018]
Report: Yemen Army wages military operations on Saudi troops over 24 hours
[18 July 2018]
 
  International
President hopes for China's role in supporting peace efforts in Yemen
[21 July 2018]
Feature: Yemen's children pay high price for Saudi military aggression
[21 July 2018]
President hopes for Russia's role in stopping aggression on Yemen
[19 July 2018]
Yemen, French envoy discuss outcomes of Paris humanitarian conference
[19 July 2018]
FM meets visiting French ambassador to Yemen
[18 July 2018]
  Tourism
Yemen launches tourism campaign in Europe
[24/August/2010]

SANA'A, Aug. 24 (Saba)- The Tourism Promotion Council (TPC) has decided to start its promotional campaign in France, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom in September.

Fatima al-Horibi, the executive director of the council, said that the campaign would include presentations of popular folk songs and dances and distribution of a large number of brochures and photographs on tourist and archaeological sites in all the provinces of Yemen.

Yemen is on the one hand known for its historic buildings in the capital Sana'a and spectacular nature but it is also one of the poorest countries in the world. Tourism provides a vital source of foreign capital for Yemen.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, 1.1 million tourists visited the country in 2009, of those 70 per cent came from the Gulf states.

Al-Horibi added that the council would launch the second stage of the campaign which is expected to include all the GCC states.

The Media Line quoted Mohamed Shaif, director of Yamanat Tours in Sana'a, as saying that the Yemeni government has made efforts to attract more tourists.

Ibrahim Al-Attab, managing director of Yemen Explorers Com in the capital, said that tourism was up, but added that he was worried not everyone could afford travel to Yemen with the economic downturn.

“The local tourism is increasing,” Al-Attab told The Media Line. “Before people only came for one day, but now they stay overnight because there are good hotels and good facilities.”

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UPDATED ON : Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:37:30 +0300