SANAA, The Higher Ministerial Committee for Epidemic Control on Monday approved the closure of land ports to all travelers for a period of two weeks starting from Monday, March 16, with the exception of goods and freight.
In its meeting, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister for Services and Development Affairs, the committee also approved the tightening of procedures on unofficial ports.
The committee held Saudi-led aggression coalition countries and their agents, especially in Yemen Airlines Company in Aden, fully responsible for the results of doubling the number of flights to the country, while the world countries are closing airports as precautionary measure to combat this global epidemic.
In its meeting, the committee also approved the suspension of study and exams in schools, universities, institutes, colleges and the like facilities until further notice, directing the concerned ministries and authorities to abide by the new and previous decisions issued by the committee in this regard.
In turn, Minister of Public Health and Population Dr. Taha al-Mutwakkil affirmed, in a statement following the meeting, that "Yemen is free of any corona infection case so far."
Source: Yemen News Agency