Ahmed Hamid Lamlas, the new governor of Aden province, which is the capital of the Yemeni government, recognized by the international community, arrived in Yemen this Thursday after swearing in front of Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadi in Saudi Arabia would have .
Lamlas, who was appointed new governor two weeks ago, was secretary general of the Southern Transitional Council (CTS). This decision is intended to create closer positions between the Yemeni government and the separatists in the south.
His appointment last July is intended to consolidate an agreement reached between the CTS and the government last year. This Thursday, Lamlas arrived at his office in Aden along with several high-ranking officials, sources close to the matter told the DPA news agency.
His arrival comes a day after the CTS announced that talks with the government had been suspended over the formation of a new cabinet made up of ministers representing south and north Yemen.
The pact was signed in Riyadh in November 2019 after months of fighting between the CTS and the government in southern Yemen. The agreement aims to maintain peace between the two parties fighting Houthi rebels in Sana’a and other northern cities.