Ottawa, Ontario (August,22th-2011)
His Excellency Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani 1939 - 2011
On Monday, August 22, 2011, Yemen’s beloved Speaker of the Yemen Senate, His Excellency Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani passed away. He will be remembered for his tireless and loyal devotion to his country and the people of Yemen.
The illustrious career of our distinguished statesman spanned forty-four years, including fifteen years as Prime Minister and fourteen as Speaker of the Senate. During this time his accomplishments were many and his dedication was legendary.
A true man of integrity and vision; he will be greatly missed, but will live on in the hearts of his people as a champion of democracy, liberty, human rights and tolerance. These qualities also led to his universal recognition as one of the architects of Yemen.