Al-Asali: Government posts do not become personal rights [Archives:2007/1040/Local News]

April 9 2007

SANAA, 8 April ) Former Minister of Finance Saif Al-Asali voiced his surprise over news that spoke of a political stand-off and crisis following his rejection of the Minister of Trade and Industry post.

Dr. Al-Asali interpreted his removal from the finance ministry due to the work of “powerful individuals”” who opposed his anti-corruption drive. Al-Asali clarified that he is still working with the government and that plans to serve Yemen through the establishment of a research center focused on government reforms