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The decision gives African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) the green light to carry on its operation until March 31, 2022, according to a statement by the Security Council on Tuesday night after the vote.
AMISOM which is comprising of Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya forces failed to defeat Al-Shabaab for 15 years of operation in the country
AU troops have been operating in Somalia for 14 years, helping the weak Somali government in regaining control of the capital and nearby towns.
In his remarks, the Police Commissioner noted that the officers had arrived at a critical time when Somalia is holding elections and urged them to play a key role in securing the ongoing elections and serve the mission diligently.
Wuxuu diblomaasiga u dhadhay Uganda faraha kula jiray arrimo ka baxdan sharciyadda uu dalka ku joogey iyo howlgalkiisa, sida lagu sheegay qoraalka Wasaaradda.
Ra'iisul wasaaraha oo ka mas'uul ah arimaha doorashada iyo amnigeeda ayey kula talinayaan inuu ka baaqsado qorshihii ay dejisay Villa Somalia, taasi oo sida ay tibaaxeen keeni karta fashil ku yimaada doorashada.
The African Union (AU) says Al-Shabaab remains a potent threat to national security and that prompted a need to change the war strategy in Somalia. The government has already rejected the plan.
Uganda was the first East African country to deploy troops under AMISOM into Somalia in March 2007, arrived in Mogadishu, part of it under Al-Shabaab control.
The rally comes a day after Al-Shabaab carried out a deadly attack on a key military base in Amara village located in the southern part of the Mudug region.
The murder has sparked public outrage and a series of protests in Mogadishu against the AU troops behind the massacre.
Wuxuu Maanta Afisyooni kula kulmay Nathan Mugisha, oo ah Safiirka Uganda ee Soomaaliya.
The UPDF Ugandan troops have killed seven civilians, including a renowned local elder Omar Geney after capturing them from a banana farm on the side of the road, according to families.