Friday 29 June 2012

Ugandan,Somali PM hold talks

Somali PM Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed

Amama Mbabazi

Ugandan,Somali PM hold talks
By our reporter in  Kampala,Uganda
The Prime Minister of Somalia, Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali  met his Ugandan counterpart, Amama Mbabazi to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues.
Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed  who is on State visit, arrived in Uganda  on the morning of  Thursday,June and said at the meeting with Mbabazi that Somalia’s clan chiefs will elect 225 Members of Parliament next month. The two also discussed Al- Shabaab, an organisation linked to terror group, Al Qaeda.
Meanwhile a historic meeting between the Presidents of Somalia and Somaliland in Dubai may be the first step towards ending years of bloodshed there.
The meeting, facilitated by the United Arab Emirates  (UAE) was the first in 21 years. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, the president of Somalia’s transitional federal government, and Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo, the president of the Republic of Somaliland, signed a declaration that paves the way for future talks and cooperation between the two nations on Thursday.

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