Yemeni President announces Saudi-financed water project

May 22, 2010

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Salih announced today the commencement of a Saudi-funded project to install pipelines to carry desalinated water from Mokha Port on Yemen’s Red Sea coast to Taiz City and the Ibb Governorate. The total cost of the project – $220 million – has been offered as a grant from Saudi Arabia.