President opens projects worth YR 69 bln in Aden

ADEN, Dec.13(Saba)-President Ali Abdullah Saleh unveiled on Monday a memorial plaque of opening and inaugurating a number of service and development projects in Aden province at a total cost of YR 69 billion. The projects included areas of tourism, infrastructure rehabilitation, city improvement, electricity, roads, health and security, as well as projects of the local investment program of Aden city. After that, President Saleh attended the ceremony marking the opening of the 12th Arab Clubs Championship for Chess, hosted by Yemen in Aden during 13-19 December. At the ceremony, President Saleh distributed 10 buses to heads of the Aden sports clubs, and then announced the opening of the championship in Yemen's economic, commercial, sports and tourist capital, Aden. A number of heads of Arab delegations participating in the championship presented their clubs' memorial shields to President Saleh. BA Saba