Somali PM unveils cabinet, including ex-Al-Shabaab No.2 leader

The PM appointed 26 ministers, state ministers, and deputy ministers. He said he consulted widely with president Hassan Sheikh in the formation of the cabinet,

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Somali PM unveils cabinet, including ex-Al-Shabaab No.2 leader

MOGADISHU -- Somalia Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre has officially announced his new cabinet after he was endorsed by parliament on June 25, 2022, to take the office.

The PM appointed 27 ministers, state ministers, and deputy ministers. He said he consulted widely with president Hassan Sheikh in the formation of the cabinet,

The former Al-Shabaab deputy leader Mukhtar Robow is on the cabinet list which has female ministers who will have to be approved by parliament before assuming offices.

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1- Salah Ahmed Jama, Deputy Prime Minister
2- Mukhtar Robow, Minister of Endowment and Religion
3- Hassan Moallim, Minister of Justice and Constitution
4- Ahmed Macallin Fiqi, Minister of Interior
5- Dr. Elmi Mohamud Nur, Minister of Finance
6- Abdulqadir Mohamed Noor, Minister of Defence
7- Abshir Omar Huruuse, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
8- Farah Sheikh Abdulqadir, Minister of Education
9- Mohamud Abdirahman Beena Beene, Minister of Planning and Investment
10 - Jama Ilkajir, Minister of Ports and Transport
11 - Fardowsa Osman Dhore, Minister of Air and Land Transport
12- Jama Hassan Khalif, Minister of Posts and Communications
13- Hassan Hussein Elaay, Minister of Animal Husbandry
14- Jibril Abdirashid, Minister of Industrial Trade
15- Ismail Sheikh Bashir, Minister of Public Works and Housing
16 - Khadija Mohamed Diriye, Minister of Women
17- Dr. Abdirisak Omar Mohamed, Minister of Petroleum and Minerals
18- Mohamud Doodishe, Minister of Internal Security
19- Ahmed Madobe Nunow, Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation
20 - Ali Haji Adan, Minister of Health
21- Ahmed Hassan Adan, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources
22- Da'ud Aweys, Minister of Information
23 - Bihi Iman Ige. Minister of Labor and Employment
24 - Jama Takal, Minister of Electricity and Water
25- Mohamed Barre Mohamud, Minister of Youth and Sports
26- Khadija Al-Makhzoumi, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

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