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Yemenis mourn the fighter Mohsen al-Aini: a national leader and a Republican of the first generation





Today, the Yemenis bid farewell to one of the revolutionaries and the republican regime and one of the veteran politicians, he is the former Prime Minister, Mohsen Ahmed Al-Aini, who died today, Wednesday, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, at the age of 90 years old.

The late was born in 1932, in the village of al-Hamami, in the Bani Bahloul area, in Sana’a governorate. He is the fifth among his seven brothers. He grew up as an orphan after losing his parents and an older brother. He received his initial education in an orphanage school in Sana’a. He continued his education when he moved to study in Lebanon and Cairo. He met the revolutionaries in Cairo to begin his journey in the struggle and struggle.

He was known for his great role in fighting the Imamate and consolidating the pillars of the republic, especially in the political and diplomatic battle. When he assumed positions, he was known for his firmness and solidity in his principles and loyalty to his country and people. He was a model for an official who is keen on the interest of his country and nation.

Republican of the first generation

The Presidency of the Republic called him, and the obituary statement described him as one of the most prominent national missions, one of the first men of the generation, who had a prominent role since the outbreak of the Yemeni revolution on September 26, 1962, consolidating the foundations of the Republic and establishing the foundations of unity between the two parts of Yemen, and one of the great leaders in the modern march of Yemen.

The Presidency of the Republic affirmed in its obituary, “With the departure of Al-Aini, Yemen has lost one of the poles of political and diplomatic life that was characterized by balanced and luminous positions in the history of Yemen and left imprints in government and development work through his position as prime minister.”


inspirational career

The head of the Supreme Council of the Yemeni Congregation for Reform, Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Al-Yadoumi, enumerated the virtues of the late deceased in a telegram of condolences, stressing that he left an inspiring struggle, a rich political history, and an honorable biography, noting that he was one of the first generations who carried the flag of the Republic and had the honor of fighting the Imamate following the Yemeni revolution. Immortal on September 26th.

Al-Yadoumi confirmed that Yemen had lost a seasoned fighter, politician and experienced diplomat, and Yemen was in dire need of people like him in these circumstances as it faced the remnants of the Imamate and the militias of ruin.

A reference for the free

Dr. Ahmed Obaid bin Daghr, Chairman of the Shura Council, books “We knew him, and the whole of Yemen, the Arab world and the world knew him as the first foreign minister in republican Yemen, and Yemen knew him as the prime minister of more than one government, and as a brilliant diplomat, and we knew him as a distinguished politician, a prominent noble, a steadfast republican fighter, and a lover of his family and country.

He added, “The intellectual who wrote about the revolution and the republic is the best and most honest of what we have read, and when he retired, he was a reference for the free patriots, and in his absence he will remain a source of revolutionary inspiration, steadfastness on the values ​​of freedom, and opposition to the priestly Imamate.”

One of the most prominent statesmen

The former foreign minister, Abdul-Malik Al-Mikhlafi, wrote in Al-Aini’s departure, “One of the last great men of the generation of enlightenment and change, the generation that paved, made and dawned the eternal September 26 revolution and the glorious October 14 revolution, passed away today and fought their battles until victory and achieved Yemeni unity, one of the most prominent statesmen who started His practical journey in enlightenment and change as a young man.
Al-Mikhlafi added, “With his long experience and culture, he is a model of a patriotic politician who is keen on his people and nation and loyal to its major issues, and an example of wisdom, poise, humility and affection in his human and personal relationships.

Al-Mikhlafi called on the young generation of Yemenis to see the path of Al-Ainy and the path of the distinguished men of the generation of enlightenment and change, the generation that made the revolution, the republic and unity, to learn from it. and national unity.

The body of the culture of citizenship and law

Journalist Mustafa Rajeh wrote, “Mohsen Al-Aini believed in the values ​​of citizenship, law and the modern state, and lived his life embodying these culture and values, and left behind a biography that deserves respect, and left a good impact on people.”

He added, “You do not feel alienation, distance and distance from Mohsen Al-Aini, this man leaves you with the impression that this sober politician, full of self-confidence, belongs to us as Yemenis, just as we feel we belong to him.”

Academic Ali Al-Moqri books “Yemen bids farewell to Mohsen al-Aini, one of its great figures who had the most prominent role in modernizing life in it during the second half of the twentieth century.”.

Unfortunately, Al-Aini left after witnessing the advance of the reactionaries on his revolutionary and enlightening project, who are still trying to abort Yemenis’ dreams of liberation from the times of differences between “gentlemen” and “citizens”.

statesman, politician and thinker

Writer Ahmed Ahmed Ghaleb, written in lament Al-Aini “Professor Mohsen is a first-class statesman, a seasoned politician, a well-informed thinker, an expert in the corridors of politics, an excellent reader of developments and events in history, patriotic, patriotic, and belonging.”

He added that Al-Aini tried to To build a state of institutions during his presidency of the government for several terms, but he collided with the forces of ignorance and the guardians of backwardness. He summarized his suffering in his book Fifty Years in the Shifting Sands.

The return of the Imamate made him sleep

The journalist and writer Yassin Al-Tamimi wrote on his page in lamenting Al-Aini, “The spirit of our great fighter overflowed this day and left the world of people, far from his homeland, so that I do not doubt for a moment that the events that pushed Yemen again to the arms of the Imam have destroyed his sleep and touched his national pride.”

Al-Tamimi added, “The late Mohsen Al-Aini retained his pride as a fighter and statesman, and it is credited to him for his keenness to civilize the state and remove it from its military and tribal cloak.”

One of the older generation…and the last of them

Journalist Hassan al-Faqih wrote: Yemen had a prime minister and officials like this. Al-Aini appointed everything, its origin and culmination, the height of filling positions and tasks with all charisma, presence and effectiveness.

Al-Faqih added, “Al-Aini, the victorious and fledgling foreign minister of the Yemen Arab Republic, a seasoned politician and diplomat who was flying between Cairo and Baghdad in order to balance the interests of his country, struggled and gave everything for his country. He led a diplomatic battle against the Imamate in New York for the benefit of the Republic, and he is the last of them.”

| Al-Sahwa Net

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