Somalia Prime Minister Appoints 20-Member Cabinet

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Wednesday January 28, 2015 - 14:39:10 in Local News by Chief Editor
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    Somalia Prime Minister Appoints 20-Member Cabinet

    Mogadishu, 28 Jan 2015, (Qalin) - Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has appointed a new council of ministers following extensive consultation with the President, Speaker of the Parliament, Members of Parliament and key stakeholders within

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Mogadishu, 28 Jan 2015, (Qalin) - Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has appointed a new council of ministers following extensive consultation with the President, Speaker of the Parliament, Members of Parliament and key stakeholders within the Somali society.
"Today I announce the appointment of the ministers following deliberations with
multiple stakeholders. I’m confident in the composition of the council and in their
individual and collective capabilities to deliver on the aspirations of the Somali
people,” said Prime Minister Sharmarke during the announcement.

He also called on the Members of Parliament to express and extend confidence in the
cabinet as they take on the arduous task of implementing key legislative and policy
priorities in line with Vision 2016.

"While I do not have the slightest reservation in the capabilities of the new
cabinet, I’d like to remind other stakeholders in this process that the task ahead
of us is no easy one and the clock is ticking,” stated Prime Minister Sharmarke
adding that the goodwill of the Somali people could not be taken for granted.

The list of deputy and state ministers will also be announced shortly with Prime
Minister Sharmarke reiterating his administration’s vision to remain in touch with
the sentiments of the public, build consensus and make resolute decisions.

"The appointments made tonight are a clear manifestation in our relentless effort to
defend public interest, offer a better alternative for the Somali people and firmly
etch Somalia on the path of stability and progress,” concluded Prime Minister
Sharmarke.

The names of the new Cabinet members are as follows:

1. Mahamed Omar Arte   Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of  Youth, Spopts and   Labor
2. Ahmed Hasan Gabobe Ministry of  Justice  and Religious Afairs

3. Abdirahman Mahamed Xusein   Ministry of  Interior and  Federal Affairs
4. Mahamed Adan "Fargeti”  Ministry of  Finance
5. Abdulkadir Sh. Ali Dini Ministry of  Defense
6. Abdisalan Hadliye Omar  Ministry of  Foreign  Affairs
7. Kadra Bashir Ali    Ministry of  Education
8. Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir  Ministry of  Ports and Marine Transport
9. Abdirahman Yusuf Ali Aynte  Ministry of  Planning and  International
Cooperation
10. Nur Farah Hirsi Ministry of  Constitutional Affairs
11. Ali Ahmed Jama "Jangali"    Ministry of  Transport  and  Civil Aviation
12. Guled Husein Kasim  Ministry of  Information, Posts and  Telecommunication
13. Ali Hasan Osman Ministry of  Agriculture
14. Hasan Ahmed Mudey   Ministry of  Commerce  and  Industry
15. Salah Sh. Osman Muse    Ministry of  Public Works  and Reconstruction
16. Sahra Mahamed Ali Samatar   Ministry of  Women and and Human Rights
17. Mahamed Mukhtar Ibrahim Ministry of  Fisheries  and  Marine Resources
18. Abdirisak Omar Mahamed  Ministry of  Petroleum, Watar and Mineral  Resources and
19. Said Husein Eid Ministry of  Livestock, Forestry and  Range
20. Hawo Hasan Mahamed  Ministry of  Health

**Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, Prime Minister of Somalia**