Yemeni Prime Minister replaced in major leadership reshuffle

Published April 4th, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has relieved Prime Minister and Vice President Khaled Bahah of his duties in government, a presidency source told AFP on April 3, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has relieved Prime Minister and Vice President Khaled Bahah of his duties in government, a presidency source told AFP on April 3, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)

Media reports from Yemen say there has been a major reshuffle in the country’s leadership.

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi has replaced the country’s vice-president and prime minister, Khaled Bahah, state television reported on Sunday.

Hadi named Lieutenant General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar as new vice-president. Former deputy PM Ahmed bin Daghr has been appointed prime minister.

According to reports, Bahah has been appointed as undersecretary of the presidency.


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