Prime Minister Dr. Abdul Aziz bin Habtoor received on Thursday in the capital Sanaa a delegation from the U. N. Population Fund (UNFPA), currently visiting Yemen under the chairmanship of Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dereje Wordofa.

During the meeting, they discussed partnership relations related to the population problems, which have been amplified by the effects of the US-backed saudi-led aggression coalition's war, their total siege imposed on Yemen and economic war, particularly in the rural areas, the effects of this human tragedy, efforts exerted by the humanitarian system in this regard, as well as their possible contribution to support development activities.

The population indicators were discussed in light of the latest population census, and the importance of confirming the required readiness of the Central Statistical Organization to carry out the census process at the national level in the event of the end of the aggression and siege.

The dealt with the matter related to the creation of the necessary elements for the census implementation, which is of great importance in knowing the great changes witnessed by the demographic reality in the country during the past years in general and the period of aggression and siege in particular.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Prime Minister welcomed the international official.

He said that while Yemen is living in a tragic situation, the UAE occupation state is trying to hiding its moral corruption and its grave violations against the Yemeni people through the so-called Forum of Tolerance," pointing out in this regard to the clear paradox of the UAE , which transformed the country to a prison for the Yemenis due to the all-out embargo imposed on them by the occupation states.

In turn, the UNFAP official stressed the commitment of the Fund to continue its humanitarian and population activities to contribute to alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people and its great tragedies, particularly in the countryside.

He pointed out that the Fund seeks to double the amount allocated to Yemen in this ordeal, pointing out that the Fund will respond to the needs of the population as well as support any future census.

Source: Yemen News Agency

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