Somalia: Prime Minister Appoints New National-Level Committee

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheyre has named the action committee to spearhead the upcoming 60th independent anniversary.

The country will mark six decades since independence from Italian and British colonies respectively on 1st and 26th June.

The task force is chaired by the Minister for Information, Mohamed Hayir Mareye which also includes, the Defense Minister, Hassan Mohamed, Internal security, Mohamed Abukar Islow, Youths and Sports, Khadija Mohamed Diriye, Education, Abdullahi Godax Barre, Labor, Sadik Warfa, Justice, Salah Ahmed, the Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu, Omar Mohamed Mohamud, and the deputy chief of staff at Villa Somalia.

The main task of the committee will be the organization of the significant events which also collides with the 20th anniversary since the transitional government was established in Arta Djibouti in 2000.

The committee will collaborate with regional state leaders, members of parliament, cultural and religious leaders, women and youth leaders, global Somali diaspora community among others.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Shabelle

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.