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Yemeni vice president announces lineup of new reconciliation government (2)


13:59, December 08, 2011

Outgoing Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh speaks at a meeting of the ruling party in Sanaa, Yemen, Dec. 7, 2011. (Xinhua Photo)

The 35-member line-up consisted of two lists, each with 17 ministerial portfolios, as well as Prime Minister Basindwa. The ruling party chose list A which includes ministers of defense, foreign affairs, oil and minerals, higher education and scientific research, communication and information technology, public works and roads, religious guidance and endowments, tourism, expatriate affairs, agriculture and irrigation, public health, social and labor affairs, fisheries, youth and sport, civil service and social security, cabinet affairs, and state.

Meanwhile, the opposition coalition seized the list B, including the ministers of information, local administration, interior, finance, planning and international cooperation, education, technical education and vocational training, justice, legal affairs, industry and trade, transport, culture, human rights, water and environment, electricity, as well as another two ministers of state.

Five ministers of Saleh's former government were appointed in the new one, including Abu Bakr al-Qerbi who retained his position as foreign minister.

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