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Thu - 14 Feb 2019 - 02:28 AM ،،،

Saba


 The Head of EU Mission to Yemen Antonia Calvo-Puerta stated that the EU has allocated 600 million euro in direct aid to support the Yemeni government in the upcoming years.

As she met in Aden on Wednesday with Finance Minister Ahmed Al-Fadhli Calvo-Pureta applauded the government tendency to pay civil service employees in different Yemeni governorates, starting with employees of health sector.

She noted that the EU support is not only confined to humanitarian efforts but also for building the institutions.

Al-Fadhli said" The government was working on the final touches of the state general budget for 2019 which is set to be approved by the Council of Minister by the end of this month".

Al-Fadhli noted that total amount of government's employees in education sector in the militia controlled regions is 150 billion Yemeni rial (YR) annually.

It's worth mentioning that Head of EU Mission to Yemen Antonia Calvo-Puerta stated that the EU is considering currently the possibility of supporting food security in Yemen and boosting local authorities' capacities to provide basic services, economic recovery and private sector development .