ADEN: The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) on Tuesday handed over the site of the second phase of Aden International Airport’s rehabilitation project to the company responsible for the execution of the plan.
The project worth SR544 million will be completed in three phases.
The current rehabilitation phase aims to make the airport compatible with the international standards. The second phase will cost SR55 million.
The recently concluded first phase included uninterrupted power supply, transportation facilities for passengers and installation of airport safety equipment.
On Monday, SDRPY launched the first phase of the King Salman Medical and Educational City project in the Mahra governorate of Yemen.
The project will include colleges of medicine, engineering and agriculture. It will have several housing projects, administrative building and a mosque.
SDRPY is also working on Al-Abr road in the city of Marib costing SR36 million.
SDRPY focuses on seven key sectors: Agriculture and fisheries, health, water, education, energy, transportation, and government and public sector infrastructure.
It has so far completed 198 projects in the above-mentioned sectors.
In the field of health, the program has supplied Yemeni hospitals with state-of-the-art medical equipment.