11 December 2012

Somalia: Fifth Puntland Political Association Formed in Bossaso

Bossaso, Somalia — Puntland's fifth political association has been announced in Bossaso the commercial capital of Puntland on Tuesday, Garowe Online reports.

Midnimo political association was announced in a big event on Tuesday in Bossaso, which had been attended by traditional elders, women groups and civil society.

Midnimo-which means unity in Somali- acting Chairman Dr. Sadiq Eenow gave a statement to press at the event asking for Puntlanders to take part in the democratic process.

"We should be working to build on the democratic system that our brothers and sisters have created," said Dr. Eenow.

This is the fifth political association in Puntland as it gears up for political party elections in 2013.

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