Somalia: Puntland marks Int’l Day of Peace
GAROWE, Somalia Sept 21, 2014 (Garowe Online)-Puntland Government in northern Somalia marked International Day of Peace with well organized events at Security ministry, Ministry of Women and Puntland Development Research Center (PDRC) buildings in the state capital of Garowe on Sunday, Garowe Online reports.
As Somalia is emerging from over two-decades of civil unrest, Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali prayed for lasting peace across Somalia in a message on the occasion of World Peace Day.
“Puntland hereby pledges more robust efforts in upholding the values of International Day of Peace,” said Ali.”I pray to Allah to bless Somalis abroad and at home with peace”.
Continuing, President Gaas emphasized the need for togetherness and communal prayers for peace in the war-ravaged horn of Africa nation.
World commemorates World Peace Day on September 21 each year, with United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) plastering banners that read:”What are you doing for Peace in Somalia,” over popular targets this year.