Saleh meets with Defense and Interior Ministries

SANA’A, Aug. 15 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh chaired on Sunday a meeting with the leaderships of the Defense and Interior Ministries. The meeting discussed the security situation in Yemen and issues related to development and modernization of the armed and security forces, with a focus on upgrading the capabilities of the Coastguard and boosting efforts in fighting terrorism, trafficking and piracy. Issues on training and military readiness and vigilance and the topics of admission and improving curricula at military colleges were also dealt with. President Saleh talked to the leaderships congratulating them on Ramadan and affirming the holy month should be used in the best interest of the country and people. He stressed the importance of military training and implementing the two ministries programs to boost their abilities. Furthermore, he urged the forces to stay vigilant to face possible attacks and schemes by those trying to disturb the public security. FRSaba