[04/April/2017] SANA'A, April 04 (Saba) - The Supreme Political Council held on Tuesday a meeting under the chairmanship of Saleh Ali Al-Samad, the President of the Council, in the presence of Dr. Qassem Lubazah, the Vice-President of the Council.
The Supreme Political Council condemned the practices aggression forces in the areas under its control, including the island of Socotra aimed at changing the national identity of it.
It stressed that the Yemeni people, especially Socotra's sons, understand the despicable colonial objectives that stand behind these despicable practices of the forces of invasion and occupation and will stand together to thwart them.
The Supreme Political Council approved the renaming of the chairman and members of the National Defense Council established by Law No. 62 of 1991, as follows:
1 - President of the Supreme Political Council as President
2 - Vice-President of the Supreme Political Council and members of the Supreme Political Council as its members
3 - Speaker of the House of Representatives as a member
4. The Prime Minister a member
5. The Minister of Defense a member
6. Minister of Foreign Affairs a member
7. The Minister of the Interior a member
8. Minister of Information a Member
9. Minister of Finance a member
10. The Chairman of the General Staff a member
11 - Advisor to the Presidency of the Republic for military affairs as Rapporteur
The meeting discussed urgent measures at the economic level that would alleviate the suffering of citizens as a result of the aggression and siege imposed on Yemen led by Saudi Arabia.
The Supreme Political Council reviewed its work plan for the coming period, stressing the need to activate the role of the regulatory bodies and activate them to carry out their role in monitoring and follow up the implementation of the decisions of the Council.
The Council directed the Government and various ministries and government institutions to comply fully with the Council's decisions and directives, particularly with respect to the appointments.
The meeting touched upon the military and security developments and the heroes of the military and the popular committees for the great victories to deter the aggression and its continued escalation on all fronts.