President al-Alimi: We’re keen to improve education, despite limited resource, militias war implications

His Excellency President Rashad al-Alimi, Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) stated that the PLC and government are very keen to increase the young people’s chances to access education, work on training teacher, providing appropriate curriculum and school, in spite of scarce resources and the serious implications of the Houthi militias’ ongoing war for the eighth year that seriously devastated the state’s all institutions, first of all the educational institution.

He noted that educational sector, particularly basic education and girls education has been the most affected by the Houthi militia’s coup which has already ended significant achievements were realized over decades.

Al-Alimi voiced his remarks as he contributed today, Monday, to the Round Table discussions held here in New York within the Educational Transformation Summit.

He stated that educational sector in our country has been struggling with intertwined challenges including access to education that has become very difficult for hundreds of thousands of the IDPs pupils, child recruitment and radicalizing the young generation by Houthi militias which preach sectarian and extremist religious doctrine.

The Chairman of the PLC arrived in New York on Sunday to contribute to the 77th round of the UN General Assembly deliberations.

He is set to deliver a speech to inform the UN General Assembly members about the situation in Yemen, peace prospects amid Iran-backed Houthi militias’ continuous refusal to come to peace.

On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly sessions the President will hold discussions about the humanitarian, economic and services situations in Yemen as well as the ongoing reforms by the PLC.

He is also going to hold bilateral discussions to mount pressures to implement the UNSCRs in relevance namely 2216.