Somalia:Deputy Prime Minister Held Reconciliation Meeting in Beletweyne, Hiiraan
Between October 1st – 2nd 2016, HE the Deputy Prime Minister, Mohamed Omar Arte, led a delegation to Beletweyne in support of the peace and reconciliation process.
The resultant meeting was brought together traditional elders led by Ugaas Hassan Ugaas Khal, the local authorities, and politicians from across Hiiraan Region. All sides agreed on the preliminary principles put forward by HE the Deputy Prime Minister and, after a lengthly discussion, the following articels were agreed:
• It was agreed by all particicpants that an immediate and comprehensive Peace & Reconcialiation programme be set up to address difference viewpoints of the of the various groups involved
• It was agreed by all participants that the process of state formation between Hiraan & Middle Shabelle , as outlined by the Deputy Prime Minister, should be fully supported
HE the Deputy Prime Minister, along with the rest of the delegation, concluded the visit with atour of the streets Beletweyn