Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi

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Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi
Chairman of the Presidential Council of North Yemen
In office
24 June 1978 – 18 July 1978
Prime Minister Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani
Vice President Ali Abdullah Saleh
Preceded by Ahmad al-Ghashmi
Succeeded by Ali Abdullah Saleh
Vice President of North Yemen
In office
11 October 1977 – 24 June 1978
President Ahmad al-Ghashmi
Preceded by Ahmad al-Ghashmi
Succeeded by Ali Abdullah Saleh
Personal details
Born (1934-12-01)1 December 1934
Sana'a, North Yemen
Died 10 June 2006(2006-06-10) (aged 71)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Political party None (Military)
Religion Islam

Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi (1 December 1934 - 10 June 2006) (Arabic: عبد الكريم عبد الله العرشي‎‎) was a Yemeni politician who served as the President of the Yemen Arab Republic briefly from 24 June to 18 July 1978. He was preceded by Ahmed al-Ghashmi and succeeded by Ali Abdullah Saleh.

He also served as Vice President of Yemen Arab Republic from 1978 and as speaker of the Constituent People's Assembly.

He died on June 10, 2006 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [1]

Political offices
Preceded by
Ahmad al-Ghashmi
President of North Yemen
Succeeded by
Ali Abdullah Saleh