MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has accepted Saturday's parliamentary vote withdrawing confidence from his administration.
"I accept the decision of the House of the People following today’s vote. I wish to
reiterate that I remain steadfast in upholding the law and have been diligent in
executing my constitutional mandate as Prime Minister of the Federal Government of
Somalia,” said Prime Minister Abdiweli.
The Prime Minister called on all Somalis and international partners to remain
focused in achieving Vision 2016 and the goal of delivering long-term stability,
development and reform for Somalia.
"We must eradicate a culture of impunity, disregard for the law and corruption if
Somalia is to make meaningful progress. My administration has been relentless in our
pursuit for reform and we leave a solid foundation that carries the hopes and
aspirations of all Somalis. These dreams must be realized,” asserted Prime Minister
Abdiweli adding that today’s outcome "must serve as a moment of reflection for
leaders on their responsibility to the country and its people.”
Reaffirming his continued participation in Somalia’s transformation, Prime Minister
Abdiweli thanked his administration and citizens for their unwavering determination
to realize a better Somalia.