President Abdu Rabo Mansour Hadi fired on Wednesday Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council Esam al-Samawi and appointed a new one, Ali Nasser Salem.
Yemeni judges had demanded to carry out constitutional amendments that enable them ti elect chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council and members of the council.
In March and April 2012, judges went on strike for one month and half, demanding to fire chairman of the Judicial Council and elect a new chairman. They ended their strike after Hadi appointed new members of the council.
Meanwhile, Hadi appointed the former premier Ali Mujawar as ambassador and permanent representative of the Republic of Yemen to the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva.
Hadi also issued on Wednesday decrees of appointing deputies for Tourism Ministry and General Authority of Martyrs Families.
The military-run 26 September newspaper had anticipated that Hadi would to issue new significant military and security decisions, the military-run 26 September newspaper said.
It quoted well-informed sources as saying that the decisions will complete the process of the army reorganization according to national principles, pointing out that such steps will strengthen counter-terrorism efforts and resumption of essential services.Dozens of soldiers of the Republican Guard protested early of August against Hadi's decisions of transferring brigades of the Republican Guard led by Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh to other military units.
Hadi’s move is expected to ease Saleh’s influence over the military, which he used to challenge the new president.