Vice President of Yemen

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Vice President of the
Republic of Yemen
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Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar

since 4 April 2016
Style His Excellency
Residence Aden, Yemen
Appointer President of Yemen
Inaugural holder Ali Salem al Beidh
Formation 22 May 1990
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The Vice President of the Republic of Yemen is the second highest political position in Yemen.

Under the Constitution of Yemen, the Vice President is appointed by the President, and acts as constitutional successor of the President in case of a vacancy.[1] The Vice President assists the President in his duties. The President may delegate some of his functions to the Vice President.

The position of the Vice President of Yemen is currently occupied by Yemen Army general Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar since 4 April 2016, after being appointed by the President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

List of Vice Presidents of the Yemen Arab Republic (1962-1990)

[2] [3] [4]

No Vice Presidents were appointed from 1962 to 1977.[5][6]

Position Name Term start Term end Notes
Vice President Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi 11 October 1977 24 June 1978
Vice President of the Presidential Council Ali Abdullah Saleh 24 June 1978 18 July 1978
First Vice President Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi July 1978 May 1990
Second Vice President Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani October 1980 December 1986

List of Vice Presidents of the Republic of Yemen (1990–present)

[7]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party President
(Term)
Ali Salem (cropped).jpg Ali Salem al Beidh
علي سالم البيض

(1939–)[8]

22 May 1990 21 May 1994[9] Yemeni Socialist Party Ali Abdullah Saleh
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(1990–2012)
Office abolished (21 May 19943 October 1994)
1 Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi 2013.jpg Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
عبدربه منصور هادي

(1945–)

3 October 1994 27 February 2012 General People's Congress
Vacant (27 February 201213 April 2015) Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
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(since 2012)
2 Khaled Bahah (cropped).jpg Khaled Bahah
خالد محفوظ بحاح

(1965–)

13 April 2015 3 April 2016 Independent
3 Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar (cropped).jpg Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
علي محسن صالح الأحمر

(1945–)

4 April 2016 Incumbent General People's Congress

References

  1. ^ Constitution of 1994
  2. ^ https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=-Li8DQAAQBAJ
  3. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=NHCQBAFMwawC
  4. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=bFmFCwAAQBAJ
  5. ^ https://hdl.handle.net/2027/osu.32435024020018
  6. ^ https://hdl.handle.net/2027/msu.31293012013805
  7. ^ https://books.google.fi/books?id=tjXRfqBv_0UC
  8. ^ Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Council.
  9. ^ Resigned during the 1994 Civil War.
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