Aden – Saba
Prime Minister Dr. Moeen Abdul-Malik chaired a joint meeting of the ministries of finance, planning and international cooperation and the Central Bank of Yemen, to discuss the proposed executive measures in the economic and financial aspects of implementing the National Defense Council’s decision to classify the Houthi militia as a terrorist group.
The meeting held today in the interim capital Aden, deliberated a number of ideas and proposals to be taken in a way that
ensures that citizens and their humanitarian conditions are not affected in the areas controlled by the terrorist Houthi militia.
It instructed the ministries concerned with the economic and humanitarian file and the Central Bank of Yemen to submit proposals and submit them to the Council of Ministers for discussion and taking the necessary action. The meeting reassured the national capital that it would not be subjected to any damage as a result of the decision, and the Presidential Leadership Council and the government were keen to protect the commercial and industrial sector in the areas controlled by the terrorist Houthi militia, and to take all that ensures the smooth flow of goods and commodities.
The Ministers of Planning and International Cooperation, Waed Bathib and Finance, Salem bin Brik, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Yemen, Ahmed Ghaleb, presented reports on the results of their participation in the annual meetings of the Bank and the International Monetary Fund, in Washington, and the meetings they held on the sidelines of the meetings, and the positive international assessment of the performance of the national economy.
What this requires is to continue the path of reforms. Dr. Maeen Abdul-Malik directed to take immediate measures to implement the decisions of the National Defense Council and the Presidential Command Council, especially the labeling of the Houthi militia as a terrorist group, and to put in place the necessary alternatives to avoid the repercussions of this decision on the lives of citizens in areas controlled by the terrorist militia, pointing to the government’s keenness and the directives of the Presidential Council not to affect the ordinary citizen in the areas under the control of the terrorist militia by this decision.