President Activities

President meets with heads, members of cabinet, parliament, Shura councils

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi reviewed on Thursday in a wide-range meeting with heads and members of the cabinet, parliament and Shura councils the latest developments in the country from different aspects.
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During the meeting, President Hadi delivered a speech where he touched upon a number of topics related to the current situation in the country and the efforts for tackling those challenges.

Hadi said that this meeting came after the formation of the new government and the technocrat government which was formed after a long negotiation in order to reach this formation which was agreed upon by most political components.

The President urged all members of the Parliament and Shura councils along with societal and political components in the country to support the new government with all...

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Yemen ex-president, two rebel leaders

CAIRO — The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on the former president of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, a onetime American counterterrorism ally whom the Obama administration accused of undermining “stability” in Yemen.

Mr. Saleh was forced from power in 2012 after protests against his 33-year rule, but he has remained an influential political figure.usa_yem

A statement from the Treasury Department accused Mr. Saleh of being one of the “primary supporters of violence” perpetrated by the Houthis, a rebel group that took control of Sana, the Yemeni capital, in September. The Houthi takeover set off a political crisis that has weakened the authority of the current president, Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who is backed by the United States.

The Obama administration also imposed sanctions on ...

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President Hadi announced the formation of a new government

11/7/2014
Press Statement

Attribute statement to the Government of Yemen:

 

President Hadi announced the formation of a new government:

 

1.       The Honorable, Khaled Mahfoudh Abdullah Bahah, Prime Minister (Chairman of the Ministerial Council.);
2.       Engineer, Abdullah Muhsin alAkwa, Minister of Electricity;
3.       Ahmed Mohammed alKohlani, Minister of State for the affairs of the Parliament (Upper House of Representatives) and the Shura Council (Lower House of Representatives.);
4.       Engineer, Fareed Ahmed Mujawar, Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation;
5.        Ahmed Mohammed Luqman, Minister of Civil Service and Insurance;
6.       Muammar Mutahar alEryani, Minister of Tourism;
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US firmly supports Yemen to face challenges: NSC Spokesperson

The United States will stand firmly behind the Yemeni government in confronting challenges to progress in the peaceful transition process, the US National Security Council (NSC) spokeswoman said on Sunday.
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Caitlin Hayden’s statement came to comment on the visit of U.S. Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco to Yemen.

Ms. Monaco’s visit aimed “to underscore the United States’ enduring support for President Hadi and the people of Yemen as they pursue peace, stability, and prosperity through the country’s historic political transition and economic reform process,” Hayden said.

“Ms...

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President Hadi meets Constitution Drafting Committee members

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi urged on Sunday members of the Constitution Drafting Committee to accelerate drafting the initial formulation of the constitution to be put for a referendum in order to hold parliament and presidential elections.
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The President reviewed with them the latest developments on the ground along with efforts made to handle the repercussion of the current crisis.

Head of the CDC briefed President Hadi on achievements made by the committee’s members on the progress of drafting the country’s new constitution.

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President receives Yemeni businessmen

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi received on Sunday heads of industrial and commercial chambers along with a number of Yemeni businessmen.
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During the meeting, Hadi reviewed a number of topics and issues related to the latest developments in the country, especially the economic situation.

He praised the role of Yemeni businessmen and their positions at various levels and in different circumstances.

For their part, the Yemeni businessmen reaffirmed their full support for President Hadi and the economic reforms in the country.

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GCC Secretary General phones President Hadi

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi received on Sunday evening a phone call from Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdul Latif Al-Zayani.
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During the phone conversation, Al-Zayani confirmed full support of the Arab League Council along with the GCC’s states to complete the remaining tasks of the transitional phase and to make the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC) a reality.

“The GCC’s leaders will stand by Yemen in order to get it out of its current standoff,” Al-Zayani said.

He added that security of Yemen is part of the security of the GCC’s states, noting that the GCC’s leaders will not allow any bid aiming at undermining the progress of the political settlement process in the country which was based on the NDC outcomes.

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Summary of the initiative presented by the Presidential delegation today to end the political standoff.

This initiative will hopefully pave the way for stabilizing the Capital city and its perimeter and provide the climate for a long-lasting quiet in the northern part of the country.yemen_flag

The Initiative:

First: The formation of a national unity government based on the following mechanisms while observing the principles of competence, integrity and national partnership:

* The President of the Republic is to announce, during the extended national meeting, that he will name a Prime Minister within a week, in consultation with the political constituencies.

* The President may specifically nominate ministers of defense, interior, foreign affairs and finance.

* The President determines the ratios of representation of the GCC signatories, Ansarallah, the peaceful Southern Hirak, women and youth.

* Each ...

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The official position on the recent developments on the national scene

The official position on the recent developments on the national scene

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Especially after climbing initiated by a group “Ansar Allah” last Sunday, which requires the government’s resignation and cancellation of price reforms of petroleum products and the implementation of the outcomes of the national dialogue conference, as follows:

• The President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi is sparing no effort in implementing the national dialogue outcomes based on the Gulf initiative and its mechanism.

• Dialogue is a choice that has been accepted by all political forces to address the crisis facing the country since 2011 and to avoid a civil war, the Gulf initiative and its implementation mechanism was ideal that led a national dialogue conference, the outcomes of this conference trace the path of const...

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President congratulates French president on Revolution Day

President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi sent on Sunday a cable of congratulations to President Francois Hollande of France on the occasion of his country’s Revolution’s Anniversary.hadi_uae

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