Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 15 December 2019

UAE hailed for building residential city in Socotra

The Governor of Socotra has hailed the UAE’s role in the reconstruction of Zayed Residential City 1 on the island.

YEMEN // The governor of Socotra has hailed the UAE’s role in the construction of Zayed Residential City 1 on the island.

The construction of the city, which was funded by Emirates Red Crescent, is one of the most important projects launched to shelter families affected by Cyclone Chapala and Cyclone Megh, said Maj General Salim Alsocotri.

The governor made the remarks while touring the site of a project to build 12 additional classrooms for Al Zubairai School in the Nojad area, which will help reduce overcrowding at the school.

Maj Gen Alsocotri praised the UAE and its humanitarian agencies for funding and carrying out such vital development and service projects, the Yemen News Agency reported.

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Updated: January 8, 2017 04:00 AM

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