Rafat Al-Akhali becomes youngest minister in the history of the Republic of Yemen

Alumnus Rafat Al-Akhali (MPP Class of 2012) has been sworn into the Yemeni cabinet as the youngest minister in the history of the Republic of Yemen; the Minister of Youth and Sports. You can view Rafat speaking to CCTV in June 2014 about the challenges in Yemen and planned civil service reforms on this video. You can also view his alumni profile. The entire Blavatnik School community wishes to congratulate Rafat and we look forward to following the work of his cabinet over the years to come.