Prime Minister of Yemen

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Yemen
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Ahmed Obaid Bin-Dagher.jpg
Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr

since 4 April 2016
Style His Excellency
Residence Sana'a, Yemen
Appointer President of Yemen
Term length Four years, renewable, no limits
Inaugural holder Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas
Formation May 22, 1990
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The Prime Minister of the Republic of Yemen is the head of government of Yemen.

Under the Constitution of Yemen, the Prime Minister is appointed by the President.

The current Prime Minister of Yemen is Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr, who took office on 4 April 2016.

Prime Ministers of the Republic of Yemen (1990–present)[edit]

Portrait Name
Term start Term end Political Party
1 No image.png Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas
حيدر أبو بكر العطاس


22 May 1990 9 May 1994[1] Yemeni Socialist Party
No image.png Muhammad Said al-Attar
محمد سعيد العطار

Acting Prime Minister

9 May 1994 6 October 1994 Independent
2 No image.png Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani
عبد العزيز عبد الغني


6 October 1994 14 May 1997 General People's Congress
3 No image.png Faraj Said Bin Ghanem
فرج سعيد بن غانم


14 May 1997 29 April 1998 Independent
4 No image.png Abd Al-Karim Al-Iryani
عبد الكريم علي يحي محمدعبد ألله الإرياني


29 April 1998 31 March 2001 General People's Congress
5 No image.png Abdul Qadir Bajamal
عبد القادر باجمال


31 March 2001 7 April 2007 General People's Congress
6 No image.png Ali Muhammad Mujawar
علي محمد مجور


7 April 2007 10 December 2011[2] General People's Congress
7 Mohammed Basindawa.jpg Mohammed Basindawa
محمد باسندوة


10 December 2011 9 November 2014[3] Independent
8 No image.png Khaled Mahfoudh Bahah
خالد محفوظ بحاح


9 November 2014 3 April 2016 Independent
6 Ahmed Obaid Bin-Dagher.jpg Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr
أحمد عبيد بن دغر


4 April 2016 Incumbent General People's Congress


  1. ^ Resigned during the 1994 Civil War.
  2. ^ Resigned during the Yemeni Revolution.
  3. ^ Resigned amidst the 2014–15 Houthi takeover.

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