Mohammed Basindawa

Mohammed Salim Basindawa is a Yemeni politician who has been Prime Minister of Yemen since 10 December 2011.

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Country of ResidenceYemen
Date of BirthApril 1953
GenderMale
NationalityYemen
Place Of BirthAden
TitleHead of Government

Mohammed Salim Basindawa (Arabic: محمد باسندوة‎ born April 4, 1953) is a Yemeni politician who has been Prime Minister of Yemen since 10 December 2011.

Background

Born in Aden, Basindawa served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1994.[1] He was a member of Yemen's ruling party, but resigned in the early 2000s to join the opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh as an Independent.[2]

In 2011, following months of unrest, Basindawa was nominated by the Yemeni opposition to lead the first government after the ouster of President Saleh.[3] On 27 November 2011 he was named Prime Minister by Vice President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi.[4]