Deputy PM meets UN official in Sanaa


Al-Thawra Net

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Hussein Abdullah Maqbouli on Tuesday met with U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Yemen Lise Grande.

During his meeting, they to discussed promoting the effort and joint work to combat cholera epidemic.

The meeting also touched upon enhancing the cooptation between the government and the humanitarian organizations in the health sector.

The meeting reviewed developing ways of the humanitarian works in several provinces, especially in Hodeidah, in which the Saudi-led coalition escalated air strikes against civilians, health facilities, and services.

Meanwhile, the UN official reaffirmed the necessity of fighting the epidemic in Hodeidah is a priority in the humanitarian organizations’ work, especially as statistics indicate that the epidemic threatens the province.