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Humanitarian needs of Lahej discussed

Officials reviewed ways of delivering projects as part of 2018 being the ‘Year of Zayed’

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Aden: Saeed Al Ali, Director of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) in Aden, and Brigadier General Ahmad Abdullah Al Turki, Governor of Lahej, have met to discuss the Yemeni governorate’s needs especially in the areas of education, water, health and emergency humanitarian assistance.

The officials reviewed ways of delivering projects as part of 2018 being the ‘Year of Zayed’, to meet those needs.

The two sides also discussed various projects completed by the ERC — the UAE’s humanitarian arm — in the province of Lahej during the last few years.

The Yemeni governor appreciated the UAE for its support to various projects in Lahej, including the restoration of the governorate’s water department, supply of electric generators, and renovation of 18 schools and a number of health facilities.

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