Yemen Bids Farewell to a Clean Politician [Archives:1998/16/Front Page]

April 20 1998

On the occasion of the 40th day since the passing away of Mr. Ahmed Tarboush, the political society of Yemen will observe a day of mourning on April 25th.
The Nasserite leader was an exceptional man. For a political structure so plagued with corruption, Tarboush stood out. He lived a life of austerity, and died poor, but clean.
The record of his achievements puts him in the rank of leading political figures of Yemen. But, that was mainly as an opinion maker. Indeed, he was known for his capacity to galvanize and mobilize the public. Read more Bus. and Econ. page.