Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has condoled over the demise of former Prime Minister Hassan Abshir Farah who died in Ankara, Turkey on Sunday.
The death of the long-serving politician was announced by Somali Ambassador to Turkey Jama Mohamed. The former premier was undergoing treatment in Turkey before his death.
Hassan Abshir Farah is who is a veteran Somali politician who as Prime Minister from November 2001 to December 2003 under President Abdikassim Salad Hassan.
He also served as Mogadishu mayor during the military regime and a member of the Somali Federal Parliament in the last Federal Government led by Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.