The Secretary General of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, Mr. Ahmed Hamed Lamlas, met on Thursday at the headquarter of the General Secretariat, the undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil and Minerals, Dr. Abdulsalam Homaid, and the Director of Security of the Capital Aden, Major General Shallal Ali Shaya, to discuss improving and enhancing the level of services aspects and security in the capital.
The Secretary-General got briefed on the efforts exerted in the oil and minerals sector through the provision of oil derivatives to the local market, to avoid crises of interruption that cause suffering of citizens.
Dr. Abdul Salam Homaid reviewed the challenges that faced the oil and minerals sector during the past period, and the efforts of its staff in all departments to reduce fuel crises to supply power stations or water pumps and gas stations.
Homaid praised the keenness of the leadership of the Transitional Council to follow the services file with all responsibility and their contribution to alleviate the suffering of citizens during the current exceptional circumstances witnessed in Aden and the rest of the southern governorates.
The Secretary-General praised the efforts of employees in all departments, sectors, and institutions who contributed in the stability of electricity, water and hygiene, to afford all services to citizens.
In a related context, the Secretary-General discussed with the Director of Security of the capital Major General Shalal Ali Shaya, a number of topics related to enhancing security aspects in Aden the capital, and ways to address them.
Major General Shalal confirmed the readiness of the security forces in Aden to perform their work and security roles, praising the great support provided by the Southern Transitional Council for the security sector, stressing that it has contributed greatly to enable the security of the capital to consolidate security and stability by fighting crime and terrorism and arresting dozens of criminals and saboteurs to bring them to justice.
The Secretary-General commended the efforts of the leadership and members of the security of Aden the capital in controlling and establishing security, stability and public tranquility, calling for more efforts in the future by raising the level of security sector personnel and intensifying training and rehabilitation programs for them.