Africa
  World
  Islam
  Health
  Photos

World Islamic Prayer

Cimilada
VOA Somali
BBC Somali 14:00
BBC Somali 18:00
Deutsche Welle
BBC Radio
Voice of America
IRIN Radio
NPR Radio
Radio Netherland
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2014 - 5:11:05 AM
Somalia
Somalia: Puntland leader receives huge welcome in Bossaso

BOSSASO, Somalia Nov 29 2012 (Garowe Online) – Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole leading a delegation of Puntland officials visited the commercial capital of Puntland state, Bossaso on Thursday, Garowe Online reports.

People line the streets to greet President Farole
President Farole began his road trip to Bossaso visiting the towns of Waiye and Armo on Wednesday. The Puntland leader leading a delegation of military officials, cabinet officials and traditional elders entered the city of Bossaso, capital of Bari region midday Thursday.

Thousands of people crowded the sidewalks of Bossaso’s main road with banners reading “welcome to Bossaso” to embrace President Farole who toured the city and met with officials and citizens to thank them for their warm welcome.

Some residents were holding up signs reading: “yes political parties, no clan elections” supporting Puntland’s democratization process.

The incumbent government led by President Farole announced the Horseed political association earlier this month. Puntland Democratic Party (PDP) a second political association was also announced.

Before a political party could be registered in needs to be approved by the Transitional Puntland Electoral Commission.  

The Puntland President gave a brief statement before heading to the Presidential Palace in Bossaso.

“I thank all the Bossaso residents for their warm welcome and cooperation with Puntland security. I also want to thank district officials who took a vital role in coordinating this visit,” said President Farole to Puntland media.   

While in Bossaso, President Farole will meet with district officials, community leaders, traditional elders and members of the civil society.
 
The Puntland leader is on a tour of Puntland and is expected to visit Galkayo the second most populated city in Puntland, after completing his tour of Bossaso.

GAROWE ONLINE

RELATED:
Somalia: Federal Govt endorses central state after tripartite deal
Somalia: Radio Garowe hosts educational contest for neighborhoods
Somalia: Puntland Govt committed to’ implementing democracy’-says President


Advertisement
 

Somalia: Puntland President not adamant about domestic, external threats [Editorial]

EDITORS PICK:

Somalia: Federal Govt endorses central state after tripartite deal

MOGADISHU, Somalia July 30, 2014 (Garowe Online)

Somalia: Radio Garowe hosts educational contest for neighborhoods

Hani Garabyare's Journey From Somalia to the Senate

Somalia: Puntland Govt committed to’ implementing democracy’-says President

Somalia minimizes overseas embassies due to shortfall in budget

Somalia: Massive security operation launched in Mogadishu following killings

Somalia: Six killed in renewed fighting over regional influence

Somalia: President Hassan, PM host Iftar Dinner for Puntland delegation

Somalia: State Funeral held for popular musician, MP Saado

Somalia: MP murder sparks widespread condemnation

United States Condemns the Killing of Somali MP Saado Ali Warsame in Mogadishu

Somalia: Female MP gunned down in Mogadishu amid Ramadan rampage

Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

Somalia: Kenya warplanes target Al Shabaab hideouts again

About Us | Disclaimer | Copyright | Contact Us