meeting in Sana’a, chaired by Minister of Transport Zakaria Al-Shami, reviewed the implementation mechanism for the second phase of the strategic project for the heavy truck parking in Al Hodeida Governorate, a translation of what was included in the national vision in its first phase.
The meeting, which included the Assistant Deputy for the Land Transport Sector, Abdul Malik Ali, and the technicians of the General Authority for Regulating Land Transport Affairs and the General Holding Corporation for Finance and Investment, touched on the priority stages and steps in the project, which will be implemented by the General Holding Corporation at the beginning of next November within the framework of the second phase of the National Vision.
The meeting also discussed ways to develop areas of land transport at the level of the governorates of the Republic.
The meeting was briefed on the first phase of preparing maps, studies and engineering designs for the project.
The Minister of Transport emphasized that the project represents a quantum leap in the field of land transport and the strengthening of the company with the private sector in the development of strategic projects with national investments to develop the national economy.
The Minister Al-Shami indicated that the transport sector has promising investment opportunities to provide excellent services to citizens and keep pace with developments.
For his part, the head of the General Authority for Regulating Land Transport Affairs, Walid Al-Wadaei, indicated that the heavy truck parking project in Hodeidah is the first of its kind in the Republic.
He pointed out that the project, which will be implemented on an area of 241,000 square meters, will accommodate nearly 1,500 locomotives, which will be provided with all services for heavy road transport and will work to reduce congestion within the Hodeidah governorate.
He explained that the project includes fuel stations, workshops, technical inspection centers, spare parts, rest houses, government buildings equipped with electronic monitoring and numbering systems, sidewalks, ancillary services for trucks and green spaces.