المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

A meeting discusses measures to choose food aid in accordance with quality standards.

A meeting in Sana’a today chaired by The Secretary General of the Supreme Council for The Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Abdul Mohsen Tawoos discussed the procedures for selecting the type and places of importof food in accordance with standards that guarantee the quality and safety of the beneficiaries.

The meeting, which included The Director of YSMO Authority Ibrahim Al-Muayyad, Secretary General of Atomic Energy Zayed Abdullah and Resident Representative of the World Food Program Laurent Boukira, addressed the problems, related to the discovery of some types of grains that was tested by Atomic Energy Commission and imported from countries that suffered from exposure to harmful radiation ,that contained a small part of the radiation harmful to health and safety.

Tawoos stressed the keenness of the competent authorities not to enter Yemen any kind of food that can cause harm to the Yemeni people who are suffering from siege and aggression, which requires work to alleviate their suffering.

“Such mistakes are made with good well , but care must be taken not to import food from countries that have been exposed to radiation hazards for any reason,” Tawoos said.

The Secretary-General of SCMCHA appreciated the efforts of humanitarian organizations working in Yemen and vigilance work of the relevant authorities in protecting and the safety of Yemenis in need of humanitarian assistance in light of the humanitarian situation exacerbated by the blockade and aggression.

The meeting was attended by the head of the Single-window department of the Council Hamza Al-Mukhtar and head technical and central committee -SCMCHA  Eng. Anwar Hashem Allahigy Anwar and project managers Imad Hajar and international organizations Turki Jamil.

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