Mogadishu (SD) – Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble, today chaired a meeting of the National Consultative Assembly focusing on transparency and acceleration of elections.
The Prime Minister urged the leaders of the Consultative Assembly on the need for a transparent and credible election, sharing with the Assembly concerns and grievances related to the election of some seats in the House of the People.
The Prime Minister thanked the states that initiated the Parliamentary elections, and called on the remaining ones to do so as soon as possible.
“The prime minister thanked the states for initiating the parliamentary elections and called on the remaining parties to do so as soon as possible,” a statement from the PM’s office said.
According to the PM’s office, during the meeting, the Presidents of Puntland, Jubaland and HirShabelle announced that they will begin the election of members of the 11th Parliament in the coming days.
In recent days, PM Roble has met with the Council of Presidential Candidates, who told him that they’re deeply concerned about the ongoing electoral fraud in some parts of the country. The PM Roble also met with various Electoral Commissions managing the country’s elections, talking to them about holding creditable elections.
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