SANA'A: March 25, 2012- Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi presided over an exceptional meeting for the Cabinet on Saturday at the Presidential Palace in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a.
During the meeting, Hadi instructed the Ministers not to consider any instructions or orders from anybody out of the National Unity government and to make their only goal serving the nation’s interests.
He has scalded the General People Congress ministers who withdrew last week and refused to attend the Cabinet weekly meeting based on orders by former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is the head of their party.
“The Unity government is the outcome of the GCC-brokered deal , it has nothing to do with parties as it has a national, regional and international duties related to the GCC agreement, its executive mechanism, and the UN resolution no.2014.
“I held today this exceptional meeting to brief you the latest developments on the security and political situation in the country after the Presidential elections,” Hadi said.
He underlined the importance of the upcoming national dialogue, ordering them to put their country’s interests first.
“Today there are new tasks for the National Unity government represented in implementing the second phase of the GCC-drawn deal and its executive mechanism with determination and resolve to overcome all challenges ahead, “ he said.
“You have to carry out your duties and not to be rushed into taking decisions, look for personal interest, or sympathize with any one, as law is above all.
“Our main goal now is to hold the national dialogue with all political actors and social factions be included,” he added.
Hadi confirmed that Yemen has gone a long way since the signing the agreement and has overcome many challenges.
Parties should change its policies and stop media war, he said, assuring that this government enjoys the support of the people.
Towards the end of the meeting, he demanded that all parties work in good faith and with the spirit of one team, and put past behind them.
Source: Yemen Post