[29/March/2005] SANA'A, Mar 29, (Saba) - The Cabinet approved on Tuesday the republican draft resolution redividing Al-Qafr county of Ibb into two smaller counties, Rihab and Al-Qafr.
The Cabinet stressed the need for a comprehensive evaluation of the performance
of the directors of counties and their efficiency.
It also approved the draft production-participation agreement on exploring oil at block no. 70 in Ataq area of Shabwa province between the Ministry of Oil and Minerals, on the one hand, and the Korean National Oil Corporation, Samsung Corporation, Disung Industrial Company Ltd, and the Corporation of Oil and Gas, on the other.
In addition, the Cabinet approved the convention for protection of intangible
cultural heritage patronized by the UNESCO.