The President thanks Members of the House of the People for Approving Prime Minister Khayre.
Mar 01, 2017
Mogadishu, 01 March, 2017- The
President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, His Excellency Mohamed
Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo), has welcomed the honorable Parliamentarians
vote of approval for Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre.
The President appointed Mr. Khayre as the country’s
Prime Minister on 23rd of February 2017 and in his opening address to
formally open the first session of the nation’s 10th Parliament, he
asked the honorable members to unanimously approve his choice of Prime
Minister on the strength of his abilities to undertake the role
The president assured Parliamentarians that his pick for
Prime Minister, Mr. Hassan Khayre, is the best choice given his proven
record of leadership in his past roles both in the public and private
Furthermore, the President understands that Prime
Minister Kheyre is well informed of Somalia’s challenges and is
committed to bringing forward and leading on the solutions to overcome
them in a transparent, inclusive and transformative manner.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) made
absolutely clear to Parliament that his administration will work
tirelessly towards achieving reconciliation and reconstruction,
promoting and protecting Justice for all and offering the best possible
support to the most vulnerable in society.
The President and Prime Minister look forward to working
closely with Parliament to advance programs of action that will lead
Somalia and its proud and resilient people towards stability, progress
The president once again calls on Somalis in the
Diaspora, business community and civil society groups to take part in
mitigation efforts for the people affected by the droughts.