UAE signed a $100 million contract with Yemen to build a power plant in Aden
The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation for Humanitarian Works signed an agreement with Yemen’s Ministry of Electricity to implement a $100 million power plant in Aden.
The agreement comes within the framework of UAE programs to support the electric power sector implemented by the UAE in Yemen, Aden.
Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Minister of Supreme Council Affairs in the Ministry of Presidential Affairs and Vice President of the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Foundation for Humanitarian Works, said: “$100 million has been approved for the construction of a power plant and the development of the electricity
network. The capacity will be about 120 megawatts and will be operational in late 2019. “
He added that “we are facing with our brothers in Yemen in country reconstruction challenge in order to rebuild state institutions and face catastrophic economic and humanitarian consequences of the
Houthis putsch, reminding the press of the UAE’s active and strong contribution and will to support humanitarian development and relief efforts.