President opens al-Dhafir village reconstruction project

SANA’A, May 24 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh along with Saudi Prince al-Walid bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud opened on Sunday the reconstruction project of al-Dhafir village and distributed the houses’ contracts for the people affected by a 2006 rock-fall at the al-Dhafir village, Bani Matar district of Sana’a governorate. President Saleh accompanied by Prime Minister Ali Mujawar and Prince al-Walid visited a housing unit in the project that consists of 100 housing units financed by Prince al-Walid bin Talal through al-Walid Bin Talal Charity Foundation at a total cost of SR 23 million. The state constructed the infrastructure projects in the housing project including the electricity (YR 25 million), water and sanitation (YR 173 million), main roads and internal streets (YR 340 million) and telecommunication service. BA/AF Saba