Somali president opens 5th session of Parliament
MOGADISHU — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has officially opened the 4th session of the House of the People of the Federal Parliament on Wednesday in Mogadishu.
The President delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony held at General Kahiye Police Academy in Mogadishu with attendance of high-level officials, including the PM.
The President spoke about the current situation in the country as well as East Africa, including security and economic cooperation and the fight against Al Shabaab.
The Federal lawmakers have been on recess for the last two months when house finished its 4th session .
Hundreds of security forces intensified their presence around the Academy increasing the number of checkpoints as they inspect vehicles heading to the compound.