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Last updated: 10:20:51 PM GMT(+03) Saturday, 10, April, 2010
 
 

Parliament Overwhelmingly Approves Proposal To Extend Term

 
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Parliament in Thursday's special session overwhelmingly approved a proposal to extend parliament term from four to six years and referred the project to a special committee to study it within 60 days.  The proposal submitted by main political parties in Parliament and that calls for amendment to the article No. 65 regarding the council period was passed by 200 votes to 100. It aims to give political parties a chance to develop the political and democratic system, reshape the Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum, and finalize discussions over related issues.

Three MPs restrained from voting on the proposal delaying the parliamentary elections scheduled for April 27 for two years. At the sitting, Parliament also suspended sessions for two weeks.

On the other hand, head of the EU parliament delegation, currently visiting Yemen, said that a rough road ahead Yemen to reduce the rates of illiteracy, saying big funds shall be provided.

The announcement was made during a meeting with deputies of governor of Hajjah province that discussed the European assistance for development in Yemen as well as issues related to empowering Yemeni women and promoting their participation in the political process.

The EU official affirmed the EU will attach great priority to development in Yemen in the future due to challenges facing the health sector and other crucial sectors in the country.
 

 

 

 

 


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