President Saleh heads meeting of National Defense Council

SANA’A, May 8 (Saba) – The National Defense Council held a meeting here on Sunday headed by President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The meeting discussed a number of topics related to aspects of enhancing capabilities of the army and security forces as well as positive results achieved by plan of security deployment. The council appreciated role of the security forces in maintaining stability in the nation and their efforts in combating terror, organized crimes and acts of sabotage. It affirmed consistence of efforts being put by security forces in pursuing elements that try to disorder security, vowing that security authorities would take hard actions against those elements. The council called for pressing ahead in finalizing the plan of security deployment and supplying the police forces with required equipment. The meeting also praised cooperation of citizens to help security bodies to do their tasks perfectly. AH/KM SABA