Today in Sana'a, the bodies of the Minister of Transport, Zakaria Yahya al-Shami, and his mother were buried in a solemn funeral procession.
During the funeral ceremony presented by a member of the Supreme Political Council, Sultan Al-Sama’i, Deputy Prime Minister for National Vision Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Junaid, and a number of ministers and members of the Shura and Parliament, the mourners confirmed that Al-Shami's departure represented a loss to the homeland in general and the Ministry of Transport and its affiliated bodies and institutions in particular.
They indicated that the deceased Zakaria al-Shami contributed to the strengthening, development and modernization of the various land, sea and air transport sectors, technically, professionally and administratively.
A member of the Supreme Political Council, Al-Sama’i, indicated that the deceased Zakaria al-Shami was one of the best national cadres, who had proven his worth and sincerity in the tasks and positions entrusted to him.
He pointed to the role of the deceased al-Shami in thwarting the aggression plots that target security, stability and the general tranquility of society.
The bodies of the deceased al-Shami and his mother were buried in the cemetery of the Ishaq Mosque after praying for them in the Al-Shaab Mosque in Sana'a.
The funeral was attended by agents and advisors of the Ministry of Transport, heads of bodies and institutions affiliated with it, general directors, employees of the Ministry of Transport and its various sectors, a number of sheikhs, social figures, and a group of citizens.