More Than 17,000 Government Jobs Cancelled [Archives:2001/45/Front Page]

November 5 2001

Last week, the Yemeni government approved decisions adopted by the Supreme Yemeni Council for the Civil Service government in which 17 thousand government posts were cancelled within the framework of comprehensive administrative reforms. This reform of the facets of the administration has been being carried out by the civil service since 1990. The decisions are pertaining to 17,251 employees who receive salaries from different institutions which are against law. The government has executed its administrative reforms with regard to moonlighting. The International Bank and International Monetary Fund have supported this program since 1990.