Somalia: President Farole inaugurates new presidential palace
Apr 16, 2013 - 11:24:30 AM
GAROWE, Somalia Apr 16 2013 (Garowe Online) – Puntland President
Abdirahman Mohamed Farole inaugurated the new presidential palace in a
publicized affair on Monday, Garowe Online reports.
President Faorle, Vice President Abdisamad Ali Shire, Ministers, MPs,
UN officials, Security officials, traditional elders, women groups and special
guests were in attendance at Monday’s affair to inaugurate the new presidential
|President Farole cuts the official ribbon to open the new presidential headquarters. |
Monday’s event included a live band and speeches from officials
including President Farole.
President Farole gave a lengthy speech on Monday discussing
the democratization process, development in Puntland including the construction
of Bossaso and Garowe airports, Jubaland state process and accomplishments of
President Farole administration.
President Farole urged citizens and political party leaders
to forward progress in the democratization process.
The Puntland leader also spoke of the Jubaland state process
in which he hoped that the three regions would establish a federal state.
“We encouraging the Jubaland state process and are hoping
that the constituents of those regions build their own federal state in peace
and become a federal state under the banner of the Somali Federal Government,”
said President Farole.
The two story building had been under construction for over
the past year. Government officials are slated to move into the building in the