YEMEN Press Agency

Interior Ministry, ICRC discuss improving prison conditions

SANAA, April 25 (YPA) – Deputy Interior Minister Major-General Abdulhakim al-Khiwani on Thursday discussed with Head of ICRC delegation in Yemen Franz Rauchenstein improving prison conditions through providing humanitarian needs and restoring the prisons infrastructure.

In the meeting, al-Khiwani said that the Interior Ministry had formed field committees to visit prisons in the capital Sanaa and the provinces to inspect the conditions of inmates and correct any imbalances.

He confirmed the keenness of the security services to provide all facilities for the ICRC’s staffs, assuring that the security situation in the provinces run by the National Salvation Government is stable and appropriate for the work of the humanitarian organizations.

For his part, Rauchenstein thanked the Salvation Government for the facilities it provides for the ICRC delegation.