ADEN, Nov. 07 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh headed on Wednesday a meeting of government team of following up electoral platform of president Saleh over setting up housing units and distribution of agricultural lands for youths of limited incomes.
The meeting focused on the executive measures taken to carry out these topics such as looking for funds to impalement these projects, in addition to technical aspects and benefiting from similar experiences in this regard.
The meeting approved implementation of 18,000 housing units for youths of limited incomes for three yeas at a total cost of YR 75 billion.
The first phase of the project would be started in this year by YR 25 billion in Aden, Hodeidah, Lahj, Hadramout, Taiz, Abyan and al-Dali governorates.
The meeting approved allocation of YR 5 billion from funds of insurances in two ministries of defense and interior.
A committee was formed to conduct studies for the locations that would be good for setting up these units and carry out agricultural projects, as well as naming beneficiaries.
President Saleh affirmed the importance of pacing process of carrying out these projects. He asked the government to encourage private sector to set up such projects and offer all facilities to the investors in this field.