President express condolences over Pakistani victims

SANA'A, Aug. 19 (Saba) - President Ali Abdullah Saleh expressed on Thursday his condolences to President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan on the victims of the devastating floods that hit the country.Saleh also conveyed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the entire Pakistani people.Although weather forecasters say the monsoon systems are easing off and water levels receding, the fallout from three weeks of is likely to last for years.The devastating floods have wiped out entire villages, farmland and infrastructure, leaving about 20 million displaced people. The floods have left nearly 1,500 people dead and more than 650,000 homeless families were still without basic shelter, according to the UN statistics.AF/AF