4 December 2012

Somalia: Third Puntland Political Association Announced in Bossaso

Bossaso, Somalia — A third Puntland political association was announced in the port city of Bossaso on Monday as the democratization process heats up in Puntland, Garowe Online reports.

The UGUB party was announced in the commercial capital of Puntland, Bossaso, by the former Governor of Sanaag region Mohamed Saeed Nuur Dabeyl.

Traditional elders, civil society members, businessmen/women and youth attended the inauguration on Monday.

Former governor Dabeyl thanked the people who attended the event on Monday and the government for their role in initiating the democratization.

"I want to thank the people who attended this event marking the third political association in Puntland. I also want to thank the Puntland government for beginning this process," said former governor Dabeyl.

This is the third Puntland political association to be announced and has got the political democratization process rolling.

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