Yemeni PM urges int'l economic development support

2022-10-13 | Since 1 Year

Aden (Debriefer) The Yemeni prime minister on Monday called for international economic and developmental support, in line with humanitarian aid, to cope with the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
"We're before huge challenges in humanitarian aspect," PM Maeen Abdulmalek said at meeting in Aden with the UN Assistant-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Deputy Coordinator, Joyce Msuya, as the Yemeni "economic situation and international crises reflections have worsened the humanitarian situation."
There should be a balance between humanitarian and developmental work as a basis for the UN interventions in support of Yemen, he argued, according to the Aden-based Saba.
The Yemeni government is conducting a set of reforms and planning to enhance institutions' role, support service sectors, and correct many deficiencies suffered by the national economy as a result of the war, the Yemeni PM said.
The government is determined to facilitate humanitarian groups' work, cooperate with the UN in define needs accurately, develop a humanitarian response plan for 2023, and start talks with donors in preparation for pledging conference to fund the plan, he added.
The UN official said she will convey her impression to her boss and donors so as to help increase humanitarian support for Yemen.
She said promised to take the PM's remarks in consideration, expressing hopes for extended truce in Yemen.

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