Mogadishu (SD) -The Somali Federal Parliament, comprising of 15 parliamentarians, has concluded the country’s electoral law today in Mogadishu.
The Federal Parliament committee has read the electoral law in a meeting today with the two Houses of Parliament.
The report of the Committee claims that it has consulted with various states and sections of the public, and presented in its report the results of the meetings of the Committee in connection with the consultation of the Act.
According to the report, a number of key changes were made by the committee, including the abolition of the Proportional representation in a closed election system, which has led to various debates, especially how to integrate power sharing 4.5.
The law states that the two Houses of the Federal Parliament shall be elected by the people, while the two Houses of Parliament shall elect the President of the Republic, in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic, in accordance with Article 89 of the Constitution.
The transitional committee that prepared the Election Law has abolished the requirement that the Presidential Candidate of the Party that receives the most seats in the Parliament is the country’s president.
The committee said the President of the Republic would come through a parliamentary system, and the two members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia would elect the president jointly.