Calls for independence for Yemen's central bank

The Yemen opposition alliance has called for the formation of a national committee for supervising the central bank and oil revenues after being accused by President Ali Abdullah Saleh of planning to steal the country's assets.

"We in the Joint Meeting Parties [JMP] have demanded that the central bank be an independent establishment, far from government control," said Ali Al Sarari, chairman of the media committee of the opposition presidential candidate campaign.

"Our candidate has spoken a l