UN Envoy to Somalia on the new Cabinet

Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 21 January 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN
Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, has welcomed the
endorsement of the Cabinet nominated by Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh
Ahmed following a vote today in the Somali Federal Parliament.

“I congratulate the new Ministers, Deputy and State Ministers of Somalia.
The Cabinet has a large task ahead: delivering peace and reconciliation,
rule of law and good governance to the Somali people, as well as providing
public services and building the economy,” SRSG Kay said. “The United
Nations will continue to support the Federal Government of Somalia as it
strives to make progress in all these areas in the context of the Somali
Compact.”

SRSG Kay encouraged the new Cabinet to work with the Parliament and the
Presidency in full respect of the Provisional Federal Constitution.

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