Saleh visits housing project

SANA'A, Aug. 13, (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh paid an inspection visit Wednesday to the housing project, a group of houses in Saawan, Sana'a, provided by the government for families who have low incomes. The project, under construction, is designed to consist of 1175 houses with basic services such as water, electricity, telecommunications and sewage supplied at a total of YR1.800 billion. Besides basics, the project affords education and medical facilities and a place of worship for families of lower incomes or families whose householders are war-maimed. President Saleh ordered the acceleration of the accomplishment of the project, especially the pavement of the side streets of the shelter accommodation. AA/SS SABA 13:30 GMT