Yemeni president promises remedies as protests escalate against poor services

Yemeni President Rashad Al-Alimi expressed his understanding of the peaceful protests in the temporary capital of Aden on Wednesday, commenting on the escalation of the wave of angry popular protests, denouncing the deterioration of electricity and water services and the deterioration of living conditions. with the return of the collapse of the national exchange.

The Yemeni president has pledged to make greater efforts to obtain urgent exceptional aid to alleviate this suffocating crisis in the electricity sector, which according to him “needs swift action away from all corruption, routine and bureaucracy”.

“All I ask of you is to give us more time to address the problem and overcome these complex crises,” he said in a tweet on his Twitter account. Al-Alimi also expressed his great sorrow for the critical conditions experienced by the Yemeni people at all levels, as the Iranian regime-backed Houthi militia blew up its war. in course for the eighth year, as he said.

He added: “The Presidential Council will oblige the government to carry out its duties in different way than in the past, in so that the minister within it will be an employee serving the people. “The Yemeni president expressed his understanding of the reasons and justifications for these protests, promising to work and the members of the Presidential Leadership Council to make every effort to do everything what can be done to overcome these conditions.

Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdul-Malik said yesterday that the economic situation will see a turning point in the near future and will be felt by all citizens, with the arrival of the announced support of the brothers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates .

This took place during his visit to the Central Bank of Yemen headquarters in the temporary capital, Aden, to review the progress of the bank’s work and plans and programs to control the stability of the national currency exchange rate in the context of promoting the integration between fiscal and monetary policy, according to the official Yemeni news agency “Saba”.

The Prime Minister heard from Central Bank management an explanation of the bank’s plans and programs in using and employing the support provided by the brothers in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which helps achieve exchange rate stability and inflation rate control, according to the best transparency and governance applications, as well as strengthening the bank’s external reserves, in order to enable it to cope to existing and expected commitments and challenges.

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