SANAA, Deputy Prime Minister for Services and Development, Dr. Hussein Maqbouli, and Deputy Prime Minister for National Vision Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Junaid, inaugurated on Saturday the general strategic scheme for “Great Sanaa”, in the capital and the province.
At the inauguration, Dr. Maqbouli indicated that the launch of this scheme comes under the auspices of President Mahdi Al-Mashat and coincides with the celebrations of the Yemeni revolutions holidays, September 21, September 26 and October 14.
“Developing the general scheme for Great Sanaa comes after the success of Saada province scheme, in which the completion rate has reached 90 percent,” Dr. Maqbouli said.
He called on the concerned authorities to speed up implementation of the urban scheme project on the ground, confirming the government’s readiness to support the project.
“We will follow up its implementation with great interest until it is implemented on the ground,” he said.
He added that the government is looking forward with interest to implement this project in accordance with international urban standards.
Dr. Maqbouli referred that the first scheme for the capital Sanaa was outlined in 1975 by a French company.
For his part, Chairman of the General Authority for Land, Survey and Urban Planning Judge Abdulazizi Al-Ansi confirmed that the Great Sanaa scheme comes in implementation of the national vision for building the Yemeni state according to a strategic plan for urban planning by Yemeni hands.
Judge Al-Ansi added that the project would prevent building slums in the capital and Sanaa province.
Source: Yemen News Agency