Vice President of Yemen
The Vice President of the Republic of Yemen is the second highest political position in Yemen.
Vice President of the
Republic of Yemen

Official emblem
Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
since 4 April 2016
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceAden, Yemen
AppointerPresident of Yemen
Inaugural holderAli Salem al Beidh
Formation22 May 1990
Salary250,000 YER monthly[1]
Under the Constitution of Yemen, the Vice President is appointed by the President, and acts as constitutional successor of the President in case of a vacancy.[2] The Vice President assists the President in his duties. The President may delegate some of his functions to the Vice President.
The position of the Vice President of Yemen is currently occupied by Yemen Army general Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar since 4 April 2016, after being appointed by the President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.[3][4][5]
List of vice presidents of the Yemen Arab Republic (1977-1990)
This office was created in 1977.[6][7][8]
Term of officePolitical party
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
Vice President
Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi
11 October 197724 June 1978256 daysMilitary
First Vice President
Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi
18 July 197822 May 199011 years, 308 daysMilitary
(until 24 August 1982.)
General People's Congress
Second Vice President
Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani
October 1980December 19866 years, 61 daysMilitary
(until 24 August 1982.)
General People's Congress
List of Vice Presidents of the Republic of Yemen (1990–present)
Term startTerm endPolitical PartyPresident
Ali Salem al Beidh
علي سالم البيض
22 May 19906 May 1994[10]Yemeni Socialist PartyAli Abdullah Saleh

Office abolished (21 May 19943 October 1994)
Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
عبدربه منصور هادي
3 October 199427 February 2012General People's Congress
Vacant (27 February 201213 April 2015)Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi

(since 2012)
Khaled Bahah
خالد محفوظ بحاح
13 April 20153 April 2016Independent
Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
علي محسن صالح الأحمر
4 April 2016IncumbentGeneral People's Congress
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  2. ^ "Constitution of 1994". Archived from the original on 2008-02-28. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
  3. ^ Paxton, J. (2016-12-16). The Statesman's Year-Book 1987-88. ISBN 9780230271166.
  4. ^ Publications, Publitec (2011-12-22). Who's Who in the Arab World 2007-2008. ISBN 9783110930047.
  5. ^ Burrowes, Robert D. (2016-02-05). The Yemen Arab Republic: The Politics of Development, 1962-1986. ISBN 9781317291619.
  6. ^​https://hdl.handle.net/2027/osu.32435024020018
  7. ^​https://hdl.handle.net/2027/msu.31293012013805
  8. ^ Burrowes, Robert D. (2010). Historical Dictionary of Yemen. ISBN 9780810855281.
  9. ^ Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Council.
  10. ^ Dismissed during the 1994 Civil War.
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