Yemeni Al-Ghaiza airport now operational to receive humanitarian aid

RIYADH, 1st December, 2017 (WAM) -- An official source of the Coalition Forces Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen has announced that in cooperation with the legitimate government of the Republic of Yemen, Al-Ghaiza Airport, located in the Yemeni Al-Mahra province, is now operational to receive aircraft carrying relief and humanitarian aid.

A Saudi Royal Air Force plane landed at the airport yesterday, laden with 5,000 tonnes of foodstuff provided by the Riyadh-based King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid, added the source.

The source stressed that the coalition forces have mobilised all resources to ensure delivering humanitarian aid to the needy inside Yemen.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed