Somali MPs want to grill NISA director over security lapse
Mohamud will remain in Mogadishu, attributing his absence to "tough tasks in his in-tray". He did not say whether a representative from his government would attend in his stead.
The UN meetings include a high-level meeting on the rule of law on September 24th and a special session on Somalia on September 26th.
The president also announced he will soon appoint a new prime minister.
She got in trouble after vowing to put forward the controversial gender bill to the house for approval amid the public uproar about allegations of anti-Islam points in the law.