Yemen PM visits cyclone island as part of government ‘return’

Khaled Bahah arrives on inspection visit on Socotra 350 kilometres off mainland after it was hit by two tropical cyclones.Yemen's Vice President Khaled Bahah talks to reporters upon his arrival at Aden airport

 (Yemen) – Yemen’s prime minister, arrived Sunday on the island of Socotra and announced his government’s return.

Khaled Bahah arrived on an inspection visit on Socotra 350 kilometres (210 miles) off the mainland after it was hit by two tropical cyclones a week apart.

Cyclones Chapala and Megh killed 26 people on Socotra and in southeast Yemen.

“This visit is part of the return of the government, with all its members, to carry out their functions inside Yemeni territory,”

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