SANAA, Speaker of the Parliament Yahya al-Ra'i congratulated Yemeni women in all work facilities, production, farms, fields and housewives on the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8.
This came during s the ceremony held by the Presidency of the Parliament and its General Secretariat on this occasion of International Women's Day.
He affirmed that the Yemeni women had clear fingerprints and achievements and achievements in all stages and turns passed by the Yemeni revolution.
He also praised Yemeni women's efforts during the current circumstances to confront the US-saudi-backed aggression and its unjust siege imposed on the country.
He pointed out that the suffering affects all of Yemeni society and the large part of it is borne by women, and despite all this, they still resilient and faces challenges with strong will, patience and steadfastness.
He pointed out that the parliament stands with the rights of women through the laws discussed and approved in various fields and seeks to defend their rights in all walks of life.
He praised the active women working in the General Secretariat of the parliament, stressing the support of the Presidency of the parliament for all women's activities and its continue its unlimited support.
At the ceremony, Acting Secretary General of the Parliament Ahmad Ahmad Al-Nuwaira pointed to the keenness of the Secretariat to facilitate the work and activities of interest to the working woman in the General Secretariat of the Council.
For her part, Head of issues and contracts division of the Legal Office of the General Secretariat in parliament, Dr. Jameel Saleh Saif, praised in her speech the women on their global day. She pointed out that Yemeni women deserved this celebration of this anniversary by virtue of their sacrifices in various fields.
She explained that women had received attention by Islamic law before international conventions as a nanny for generations, a mother and a sister, a wife and a worker alongside the man.
Dr. Jamila pointed out that Yemeni women have achieved many gains and legal rights and that they are moving forward with confident steps to achieve more.
For her part, former member of the House of Representatives, Vice-President of the Office of Advisors Hasina Obaid, member of the Legal Office Iman Shaif Qasim and a number of employees of the Secretariat stressed on the roles of women in the defense of the Yemeni revolution and victory for its objectives.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies and the Acting General Secretariat honored the workers of the General Secretariat of the parliament in appreciation of their efforts in helping the parliament and its General Secretariat work.
Source: Yemen News Agency