Tuesday May 17, 2022
Mogadishu (HOL) - Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud met with the country's five regional state presidents in Mogadishu on Tuesday.The President commended the regional state leaders for their invaluable role in holding the election in the country, which is fundamental to the stability and progress of state-building in Somalia.
The president of the federal government and the state presidents Abdiasis Laftagaren of Southwest, Ahmed Qoor-Qoor of Galmudug, Ahmed Madobe of Jubbaland, Said Deni of Puntland, and Ali Guudlaawe, the president of Hirshabelle, addressed ways to collaborate on government services for the people.
Mohamud was elected by Somalia's members of parliament on Sunday in the capital Mogadishu, defeating the outgoing president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known as Farmajo.
The new president has been meeting with politicians since Sunday. Today, the outgoing president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo received him at the presidential palace, where they discussed the country's general status and development issues.