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FM mourns martyrdom of president al-Sammad
[24 April 2018]
UN Secretary-General condoles on death of President Al-Sammad
[24 April 2018]
Speech Leader of the Revolution Abdulmalik Badradean al-Houthi
[24 April 2018]
Yemeni Defense Council announces state alert
[23 April 2018]
ICRC leaves Taiz after its member killed
[21 April 2018]
 
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Three citizens killed in Saudi airstrikes in Saada
[24 April 2018]
5killed, wounded by raid, 10 missiles launch in Sadaa
[24 April 2018]
5coalition warplanes hit Sanaa
[24 April 2018]
31killed¡ injured by a raid on Petrol station in Hajjah
[24 April 2018]
Three coalition warplanes hit Hodiedah
[23 April 2018]
 
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WHO: Diphtheria outbreak kills 84 in Yemen
[03 April 2018]
UNICEF: Nearly 2 million children now out of school in Yemen
[27 March 2018]
Army carries heavy losses in enemy ranks, it's mercenaries
[18 March 2018]
Saudi-US aggression war jet launch 26 raids on number of Yemeni provinces
[17 March 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries killed in military operations over past 48 hours
[12 March 2018]
 
  International
Yemen’s Supreme Political Council condemns martyrdom of president al-Sammad
[24 April 2018]
Human Rights Ministry condemns assassination of ICRC staffer
[22 April 2018]
FM meets IOM official
[21 April 2018]
FM welcomes any proposals leading to serious, comprehensive peace
[21 April 2018]
Deputy FM meets Director of UN envoy's office in Sanaa
[21 April 2018]
  About President
President declares legislative amendments initiative to improve political, democratic system
[24/September/2007]

SANA'A, (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh convened Monday with leaders of the political parties and organizations calling them for an open and frank dialogue over all national issues and requirements of the current period in areas of policy, economy, society and development.

During the meeting, he announced an initiative to improve the political and democratic system of the country to step local authority system up to a local governance system. The initiative is represented with the following:

- Political system of governance to be entirely presidential.
- Presidency period to be five years.
- Legislative authority constitutes of two legislative rooms: the Parliament and Shura Council.
- Parliament election takes place every four years.
- Shura Council election takes place every four years.
- Local authority to be named local governing.
- Forming local police in every governorate and a general central security forces equal to arms forces.
- Taxes and internal resources to be a part of the work of local councils.
- The Supreme Commission for Elections and Referenda (SCER) to be formed according to nomination of the Higher Judiciary Council for 14 honest and competent judges to select seven out of them by the president.
- Fifteen percent of the parliamentary seats to be allocated for women.


President Saleh underlined the importance of the participation of all to present their suggestion and enrich the initiative. "We welcome all opinions and visions and what we care of is, firs and last, the interest of the country," Saleh said.

Attendance of the meeting highly valued call of President Saleh for dialogue to include all parties of the political process and civil society organizations.

They expressed discontentment with absence of the Joint Meeting Party (JMP) in the meeting and rejection of Saleh's call for dialogue for they are a part of the political system of the country which is grounded on pluralism.

The political parties and organizations leaders praised the taken procedures by the government to halt phenomenon of weapons carrying in cities and the governorates' capitals.

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UPDATED ON : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:52:30 +0300