DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has delivered diesel to Yemen’s Mahra governorate, which will be used to power power plants there.
The fuel delivery, carried out through the Saudi Yemen Development and Reconstruction Program (SDRPY), involved the transport of 4,000 metric tonnes by sea and 1,500 tonnes by land, according to an official press report. Saba.
The shipment will reduce daily blackouts and help the government save funds for development projects, he added.
Such a donation would meet the governor’s monthly needs, noted a separate report by Saudi Arabia’s SPA news agency.
SDRPY in April signed a $ 422 million deal with the Yemeni government to supply up to 1.260 million tonnes of petroleum derivatives to run more than 80 power plants in the conflict-ridden country,
The grant was intended to serve the Yemeni people and alleviate their suffering, support the economy and develop infrastructure, SPA reported earlier.
Nearly 3,300 tonnes of diesel were delivered to Hadramaut to help the governorate meet its energy needs.
Saudi Arabia filled its petroleum derivatives shipment earlier in May, involving 909,591 tonnes of diesel and 351,304 tonnes of fuel oil.