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Oil minister meets UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen
[09/January/2017] SANA'A, Jan. 09 (Saba) - Minister of Oil and Minerals Thyab Bin Ma'eili has met with the UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen Jamie McGoldrick.

At the meeting which held on Sunday, the minister and the UN official discussed the humanitarian situation in the capital Sana'a.

They reviewed the damage which occurred on oil and gas sectors by the US- Saudi aggression warplanes' airstrikes and the blockade on the country, causing negatively repercussions on the lives of citizens and national economy.

The meeting touched upon measures and plans of the ministry so as to ease the suffering of the citizens.

They also discussed aspects of cooperation and coordination between the oil ministry and the United Nations to provide oil and gas derivatives and to ensure the delivery of humanitarian assistance to all areas in Yemen.

The minister stressed the role of the United Nations in a joint action to neutralize the oil sector as being linking to the lives of citizens and their daily requirements.
He noted the efforts played by the Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen and the nature of the situation in Yemen which needs more assistance.

McGoldrick praised the ministry efforts to provide as much as possible of the oil derivatives to people, pointing out the role of the ministry in providing the needs of the Yemeni people of the petroleum products and supplement the national economy.