Somalia: President Farole travels through Karkaar region 20 Mar 20, 2012 - 9:34:18 AM
QARDO, Somalia Mar 19 2012 (Garowe Online) – A delegation led by Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole, met with clan elders and other district officials in Puntland in the region of Karkaar on Monday, Garowe Online reports.
President Farole traveled to the district of Dhudo to meet with the mayor of Bayla, Saeed Adan Ali. After meeting with president Farole, Mayor Saeed told reporters that he discussed the issue of illegal fishing on the coast of Puntland and how it could be dealt with. He
also discussed development projects in Bayla so the local authorities are capable of dealing with issues like illegal fishing.
Mayor Saeed said that president Farole promised that his government would deal with the issues mayor Saeed raised in the coming future.
After departing from Dhudo, President Farole and his delegation consisting of regional officials, MPs, clan and religious leaders traveled to Rako; where Farole and his delegation have been trying to get to get two clans in the region to reach a peaceful resolution over
The mediation between the two clans has taken president Farole through Karkaar region meeting with district officials, clan elders, community and religious leaders in the district of Rako early Monday morning.
President Farole and his delegation are currently still meeting with clan elders and religious leaders in Rako.