7 October 2012

Somalia: Somali New PM Promises to Fight Corruption

Photo: Stuart Price/UN Photo
Members of new parliament sworn-in (file photo).

Mogadishu — The new prime minister of Somalia's fledgling government Abdi Farah Shirdon Saaid has promised to tackle corruption, misuse of power and internal disputes in the previous governments.

Mr. Shirdon, a new political comer, said on his nomination ceremony on Saturday in Mogadishu on Saturday he will set up transparent and competence inclusive cabinet within one month beginning from his parliament approval day.

He said he will bring changes to Somalia's volatile situations and will not tolerate corruption during in term office.

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New Somali Prime Minister Vows to Fight Corruption

Members of new parliament sworn-in (file photo).

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