President meets military and security officials

ADEN, Oct 12 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh met Sunday military commanders of the southern area. During the meeting, President got acquainted with activities of the military units in the southern area and level of implementation of programs of training. President Saleh congratulated the commanders on the occasion of 40th anniversary for 14 October Revolution. He expressed happiness for the level of implementation of the training program and tactical projects, confirming the importance of implementing such projects and field trainings that will upgrade abilities of the fighters. He emphasized coordination between armed forces and security bodies in combating smuggling acts that damage the national economy. "The military and security establishment is the example in implementing national duties and commitments and they are sample of Yemeni Unification," he said. He pointed out to modern achievements in building security and armed forces to bolster their defense capabilities. AH/NM SABA