President Saleh visits Socatra

President Saleh visits Socatra
SOCOTRA, Oct 21 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh paid on Thursday a visit to Socotra to inspect the progress of road projects in the
Indian Ocean.

President Saleh asked the local authorities to pay attention to the protection of caves in the islands including Hoaq historical cave to make them tourist sites. .He emphasized on importance of protecting the island especially its natural sanctuaries

Then, President Saleh flew to Hadramout where he was received by the Governor Abdul-Qader Ali Hilal and other province officials.

President Saleh held a meeting with the officials, scholars, members of the local councils and representatives of
non-governmental organizations and businessmen in the province.

In the meeting, he highly appreciated the new trend for domestic investment. ” We ask the concerned bodies to remove all obstacles
to investments.”

He said that Yemen has a long way to go for a perfect infrastructure and. He made it clear that the government works for better
vocational training as income-generating type of education.

The president urged the people for generous handouts to the poor