Discussing ICRC interventions to support agricultural sector in Al-Jawf

A meeting at the Agriculture and Irrigation Office in Al-Jawf Province discussed the interventions of the International Red Cross Mission (ICRC) to support the agricultural sector in Al-Jawf through the Agriculture and Irrigation Office in the Province.

The meeting, in the presence of the advisor to the head of the International Red Cross mission in Yemen, Fares Al-Bashari, reviewed the exceptional situation that the province is going through, the worsening humanitarian situation, the increasing scale of risks and disasters, the decline in basic services , livelihoods, the high rates of poverty and unemployment.

He touched on the work environment and activities of ICRC, and the ways in which the mission can intervene in providing funds and aid.

The meeting touched on the need for the mission to intervene in providing appropriate support, which will be reflected in improving the standard of living of poor families, providing job opportunities for many young people, helping them withstand crises and disaste

The meeting discussed the priorities of the need for water , sanitation projects , the extent of the community’s suffering in obtaining potable water and its high costs.

The economic security representative in the ICRC team, Salman Qaid, confirmed that ICRC will support the Office of Agriculture , Irrigation with a veterinary clinic and finance the livestock vaccination campaign that will be implemented by the Office of Agriculture and Irrigation at the level of all directorates of the Province.

He pointed out that the agricultural and water needs priorities will be raised to the main center, and an integrated picture of the extent of suffering , need will be conveyed and considered as a priority for intervention within the mission’s upcoming plans.

Source: Yemen News Agency

A dialogue session in Sabha entitled – The role of women in elections.

Al-Nour Women’s Organization in the city of Sabha, in cooperation with the Awareness and Communication Department of the High National Elections Commission, organized a dialogue session yesterday, Thursday, on the role of women in the elections.

The High National Elections Commission said, that the dialogue session, which targeted a number of women’s activists as well as a number of female police officers, centered around the role of women as voters, candidates, and observers of the elections, in addition to their role in electoral awareness, as well as a candidate agent and media representative.

In addition to introducing and raising awareness of the method of registration in the voter registry and the distribution of electoral districts among the municipalities, and a detailed explanation of the targeted municipalities in the southern region, the last topic also touched on small, medium and large municipalities.

She indicated that this session comes within the framework of electoral awareness for the mu
nicipal council elections, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of participating in the current electoral process.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Takala participates in the American Embassy’s celebration on the occasion of Independence Day.

President of the Supreme Council of State, Mohamed Takela, attended the celebration held yesterday, Thursday, by the American Embassy in Libya on the occasion of the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, which falls on the fourth of July 1776 .

The media office of the Supreme Council of State said on its Facebook page, ‘This participation came to express the importance of Libyan-American relations,’ noting that ‘Takala’ congratulated the charge d’affaires and members of the diplomatic corps at the embassy on this occasion.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Brent: Libyan participated in the celebration of the anniversary of the independence of the United States.

The Charge d’Affairs of the US Embassy to Libya, Jimmy Brent, expressed his happiness with the participation of what he described as close Libyan partners in the celebration held by the embassy, in Tripoli on, Thursday evening, on the occasion of the 248th anniversary of the independence of the United States.

Burt confirmed in a tweet published by the embassy through its account on the X website, that this presence is a sign of the friendship between the Libyan and American peoples and our mutual commitment to expanding bilateral relations.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Saudi Scouts Excel at Third International Muslim Scout Jamboree

Houston: The Saudi Arabian Boy Scouts Association (SABSA) continues its participation in the Third International Muslim Scout Jamboree at Strake Camp in Houston, US, organized by the National Association of Muslim Americans on Scouting, under the supervision of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

The Jamboree’s Thursday program included a competition among participants in the basics of electrical engineering and robot design and training on using especializd software and hardware. The Saudi scouts demonstrated an impressive level of proficiency in dealing with this technology.

The activities also included competitions in scouting leadership work, erection of gates, flagpoles, fences, and bridges using wood, and the correct use of knots, ties, and loops to install these works, as well as competitions in preparing cooking ovens and correctly lighting fires.

Source: Suadi Press Agency

Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to OIC Meets with SESRIC Director General

Jeddah: The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Saleh bin Hamad Al-Suhaibani, has received the Director General of the Statistical, Economic, and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Zehra Zmrt Selçuk, at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah.

The meeting reviewed SESRIC’s efforts as an OIC subsidiary and its important role in carrying out studies, research, and publishing statistics, and socio-economic information on the OIC Member States for their use.

The meeting also reviewed SESRIC’s efforts in conducting research on economic and social development in the Member States and transferring successful experiences to help develop proposals to initiate and strengthen cooperation among them.

The two sides also discussed ways and means to upgrade the efforts of the center and other agencies to meet the expectations placed on them and enhance their role in developing joint Islamic action. SESRIC aims to organize an
d support training programs that meet the needs expressed by the Member States, and to assist them in training their administrative and technical staff in the relevant fields.

Source: Suadi Press Agency