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Sun - 11 Nov 2018 - 05:41 AM ،،،

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 Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen, Mohamed al-Jaber, who heads the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen, announced on Saturday the reconstruction of Marib Airport in the governorate which is located in central Yemen and east of the capital Sanaa.

In an exclusive iterview with Al Arabiya news channel, the Saudi Ambassador said this will create thousands of direct and indirect job opportunities for Yemeni people.

He said that the Marib Airport will cater to two million passengers per year and will be used internally and regionally. The Saudi ambassador said the airport project will provide 5000 direct jobs and 10,000 indirect jobs for the Yemenis.

Ambassador Mohamed al-Jaber said a US design firm which designed Chicago airport as well as Abha and Jazan airports in Saudi Arabia, is behind the design of Marib airport. The ambassador said that this project will revive the region

He added that there are huge projects, including the King Salman Educational City, which will include the Faculty of Medicine and Education, and other agricultural projects.