SANA'A, April 29 (Saba) – Yemen and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) discussed here on Sunday priorities of the UNDP work action for the coming stage till September 2012.
During a meeting gathered him with the UNDP's Deputy Resident Representative Randa Abu al-Hassan, Minister of Local Administration Ali Mohamed al-Yazidi affirmed the importance to identify the coming phase priorities as well as focusing on issues serve the comprehensive national dialogue.
The national dialogue's outputs would reformulate tasks and roles among bodies of central and local authorities, the minister said, noting the program should not concentrate on political issues at the expense of capacity building and institutional development of the ministry.
For her part, the UNDP official made clear the political situation in Yemen entailed the program to reorganize its action's priority and limit it for a short-term period to suit the nature of the current phase.
The two sides have also reviewed the UNDP's Local Governance Support Project - Learning and Innovation Component (LGSP-LIC) and activities carried out in the previous years.