Almotamar.net - The Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum (SCER) has discussed in its meeting Monday, headed by Chairman of the SCER Judge Mohammed Hussein Hayder al-Hakimi, and discussed the draft timetable for the parliamentary elations in April 2011, presented by heads of the two sectors of technical and legal affairs.
The SCER has called the attention the persons who desire to nominate themselves for membership of the parliament that are occupying senior posts in the government , the local authority and military commanders to have to commit to the sections of the article 60 of the general elections and referendum law and its amendments.
One of the sections of the said article stipulates the prime minister and his deputies, the ministers and their deputies and undersecretaries, heads of government authorities and institutions should not nominate for membership of the parliament but after the elapse of at least three months of quitting their jobs starting from the date of opening nomination.
The second section of the article stipulates that governors of provinces and their deputies, judges, heads of districts, directors ministries’ bureaus and provinces, authorities and institutions, directors of security, military commanders and executive officials in the local councils or any public servant in administrative unit intending to nominate for parliament membership should resign his position at least three months before opening the process of nomination.
The SCER has also considered the message addressed to the chairman of the commission by the foreign minister on content of the meeting of the Yemeni embassy in Washington with director of the Middle East Programme at the Democratic Institute concerning preparations carried out by Yemen for holding the parliamentary elections of 2011.
The Commission asked head of foreign relations Ector at the SCER to offer a vision on the content of the message and to present it to the commission in its next meeting.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.