Dubai: The Yemeni Transport Minister in Yemen’s exiled government, Badr Mubarak Ba Salma, has said that a specialist technical team from the UAE has arrived in Aden to reopen Aden International Airport in 24 hours, UAE news agency WAM reported on Monday.

He pointed out that recent problems had been solved by the arrival of a mobile control tower for the resumption of flights to and from Aden within the next few hours.

In a press conference on Sunday in Aden, Ba Salma said that it was agreed with the Director of Public Works to bring in contractors to work on the airport over the next two days, calling on international organisations to start going to Aden’s ports and airport to provide relief.