NOC supports presidential initiative to develop political system

SANA’A, (Saba)- An authorized source in the National Opposition Council (NOC) declared on Wednesday support of the NOC’s parties to President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s initiative over developing political system in Yemen. Meanwhile, Secretary General of the Nasserite Unionist Party stated to Assiyasiah daily that the Joint Meeting Party (JMP) would announce on Thursday its attitude toward President Saleh’s initiative he announced in an opened meeting with political parties this Monday. The initiative includes ten points, most important of which are converting governing system in the country to fully presidential, limiting the presidential period to five years, approving two legislative chambers system and allocating 15% of parliament seats to women. Earlier, the JMP refused to attend the meeting in which president announced the new political changes. MS/AM Saba