Somali leader praises outgoing Prime Minister and the Parliament President said the vote in parliament was testament to the strength of
the country’s democratic institutions.

I welcome parliament’s role as a strong signal of Somali democracy at
work,” the President said. It is important to emphasise that the
constitution has been our clear guidance throughout this situation. All roads led to
parliament, and the vote by legislators, and I congratulate the MPs for their hard
work and commitment that shows the spirit and practice of democracy are alive and
well in Somalia.

“ I recognize the effort and the dedication of the outgoing Prime Minister and
his cabinet in the first one year in office.

I also congratulate the Speaker and his deputies i their leadership of the
parliament’s deliberation in this critical time of the parliaments history.”


For further info: Contact Malik Abdalla, Director of Communication Office of the
Somalia President Villa Somalia, _**_