Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed

Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed (Arabic: مَعِيِن عبد الملك سَعِيِد الصَّبْرِي; born 1976)[1] is a Yemeni politician who has been the Prime Minister of Yemen since 18 October 2018.[2] He previously served as the minister of public works in Bin Dagher's cabinet.

Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed
Prime Minister of Yemen
Assumed office
18 October 2018*
PresidentAbdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
Preceded byAhmed Obeid bin Daghr
Personal details
Born1976 (age 44–45)
Ta'izz, North Yemen
*Saeed's term has been disputed by Abdel-Aziz bin Habtour.

EducationEdit

Saeed has a PhD in architecture and design theories.

CareerEdit

Saeed was an architect and a technocratic figure, who worked in an advisory group in Cairo in the field of planning and construction. He also worked as assistant professor in the Engineering Faculty at Thamar University. Saeed participated with the governmental delegation in consultation rounds with Houthi militias in the first Geneva conference and in the Swiss city of Biel and in Kuwait.[3]

Prime Minister of YemenEdit

On October 18, 2018, Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi sacked Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr, blaming him for the economic crisis rocking Yemen. Saeed was appointed in his place, making him the youngest prime minister in Yemen's history.[3][4]

2020 airport attackEdit

On December 30, 2020, a plane carrying Saeed and other members of the newly Yemeni formed government, landed at the Aden International Airport from Saudi Arabia. During the plane's landing, bombs exploded at the airport and gunmen then opened fire. At least 25 people were killed and more than 110 others were wounded. Saeed was taken to safety.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "السيرة الذاتية لرئيس الوزراء الجديد". وكالة الانباء اليمنية Saba Net :: سبأ نت. Retrieved Dec 30, 2020.
  2. ^ "Yemen war: President Hadi sacks his prime minister amid humanitarian crisis".
  3. ^ a b "PROFILE: Who is Yemen's new Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed?". Al Arabiya English. Oct 16, 2018. Retrieved Dec 30, 2020.
  4. ^ "معين عبد الملك: رئيس وزراء لا شأن له بالسياسة". www.alaraby.co.uk/. Retrieved Dec 30, 2020.
  5. ^ Magdy | AP, Ahmed Al-Haj and Samy. "Yemeni officials: Blast at Aden airport kills 25, wounds 110". Retrieved Dec 30, 2020 – via www.washingtonpost.com.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ "Yemeni officials: Blast at Aden airport kills 25, wounds 110". Associated Press. 30 December 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
Political offices
Preceded by
Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr
Prime Minister of Yemen
2018–present
Incumbent