JMP re-forms its Higher Council [Archives:2007/1031/Local News]

March 8 2007

SANA'A, March 7 ) The Higher Council of Joint Meeting Parties held its regular meeting on Monday, wherein the council elected Yassin Sa'eed Noman as its head, and Mohammed Al-Sabri as spokesman and head of the executive authority, posts earlier assumed by Mohammed Al-Raba'ai, the Secretary General of Public Forces Union, and Mohammed Qahtan, respectively.

Aiming to boost their coalition's performance, the Joint Meeting Parties elected Dr. Yassin Saeed Noman, Secretary General of the Yemeni Socialist Party and Mohammed Al-Sabri, the Political Department's Secretary General at the Nasserite Unionist Party according to the higher council's internal bylaws. Further, Abdullah Sabri was elected as reporter.

The meeting was given over to discussing the latest developments at the national, regional and international levels. It also discussed rights and freedoms violations together with a media campaign which targets the JMP leadership.

In a press release, the council extended thanks to the former leaderships of the higher council for their efforts upgrading and improving the performance of the council and the coalition in general. It further praised the past efforts of the JMP affiliates and called them to be on alert in the coming future as the country faces different local and foreign challenges.

The council expressed sorrow over the authority's address which “will not serve democratic experience