Curriculum Vitae

  • Born 1 September 1945, in Dukeyn village of Al Wade’a Directorate in the Southern province of Abyan.
  • Graduated from the military School of protectorate of Aden in 1964.
  • Military and administrative courses:
    His Excellency the President had joined several military courses during his military career and the most important of which:
  • Training mission to Great Britain included military course to study the military terms and other specialized military course in 1964.
  • Training mission to Cairo until 1970 and included a military course that specializes in the Armored Corps.
  • Training mission to Russia in 1976 and included a specialized course in leadership and staff.
  • Positionsheld during his career:
    • Army officer in the Southern Arabicarmy after his return from Great Britain.
    • Leader of a tank platoon until 1967.
    • SquadronCommander at the base of Al-Anad after the Declaration of Independence.
    • Director of the School of armor.
    • Staff of the armored corps.
    • Staff of the Military Academy.
    • Director of Training of the armed forces.
    • Deputy Commander and then the Commander of Karish axis.
    • Assistant Chief of General Staff for Administrative Affairs.
    • Chief of military logistics.
    • Deputy Chief of General Staff for Logistics Affairs and Administration in 1983.
    • Commander of Al-Bayda axis.
    • Minister of Defense of the Republic of Yemen in May 1994.
    • Vice President of the Republic in October 1994.
    • Awarded the rank of Lieutenant General in 1997.
    • Awarded the rank of Marshal in 2012.
    • The acting President in the period between 05/06/2011 to 23/09/2011.
    • The acting President of the Republic after signing the Gulf initiative on 23/11/2011.
    • President of the Republic of Yemen on 22/02/2012.
  • Receivedmany accolades:
    • Unity accolade.
    • Independence accolade.

Fidelity accolade.