SANAA, The Ministry of Culture mourned the great poet and writer Hassan Ahmed al-Lawzi, the former Minister of Information and Culture who passed away on Monday in the Egyptian capital of Cairo at the age of 68.
“Hasan Ahmad al-Lawzi (1952 – July 13, 2020) was a Yemeni politician and writer. He was the Minister of Information.”
“Al-Lawzi was born in Sana’a and was educated at Cairo’s Al-Azhar University. He published several volumes of poetry and short stories that reflected his profound interest in the Yemeni revolution. His work has been translated into English and was included in anthologies of modern Arabian literature during the 1980s. He later became involved in government and held a number of important positions.”
Source: Yemen News Agency