Somali Leaders concurs over approval of the PM
Oct 30, 2010 - 1:42:05 PM
Somali Parliamentarians is expected to endorse the newly-appointed Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Sunday after president sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Speaker Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden finally agreed open ballot, officials said.
Somalia speaker postponed a vote to approval the newly appointed Prime Minister triple after the war-torn country assembly descended into chaos.
“Parliament was scheduled to precede the motion of approval on premier today but it was postponed to Sunday, the ballot shall be openly,” said a Lawmaker.
President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed says lawmakers must cast their votes openly, while the speaker of parliament, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, has said parliament will vote by secret ballot, but reports from Presidential palace, Villa stated that the both leaders agreed the approval will be openly.
President Ahmed appointed Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed alias Farmajo as new prime minister to replace the PM Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke who resigned last month.
Interim government has been overwhelmed by disputes and power struggle since it was first assembled at the end of the Nairobi Conference, Kenya in 2004.