Yemen to invest $76 million in new Sana'a dam
The Yemeni government is planning to set up a dam of with a capacity of 45 million c.m. and with an estimated cost $76 million. The new dam will be built in Sana'a by early 2005.
General manager of the Dams Installation Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Eng. Mustafa al-Absi told SABA news agency that the feasibility study of regarding the technical and the economic benefits of the dam had been completed.
According to Al-Absi, the technical studies, carried out last year by the Pakistani Advisory Company for Engineering L.t.d (ACE) in cooperation with the Yemeni Ministry of Agriculture, indicated that the dam would be 300 meter in length and 10 meter in width, and that the beneficiary population is 1.9 million. (menareport.com)
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