Somali Govt dispatches troops to Hiran to join war on Al-Shabaab
He said the world is watching closely the new schedule of the election set up by the Somali leaders which is the last hope for the completion of the election.
The cabinet expressed support for a comprehensive security initiative for the capital Mogadishu, proposed by the ministry of internal security and said to include units from different armed forces.
The call for talks come after the main opposition candidates announced they will not accept the result of the ongoing parliamentary election in Somalia.
The statement comes as the opposition presidential candidates’ union announced it will boycott the result of the ongoing election over fraud, misconduct, and lack of transparency in the voting process.
During the e-forum, the PM urged the leaders of the five regional states to ensure the election is free and fair as well as maintain transparency according to the September 17 electoral deal.
The ongoing election for the Lower and Upper House members was marred by fraud and manipulation by the outgoing leaders at the Villa Somalia.
Each lawmaker is voted by 101 clan delegates picked by traditional elders in accordance with the current electoral system in Somalia which is based on 4.5 formula – four major tribes and the minorities.
The international community expressed concern over the election delays which affected the economy and created inflation and skyrocketing prices of the food that hit harder the poor Somali families.
International partners, however, remain deeply concerned about the extremely delayed election timeline and strongly urge the Somali leadership, at all levels of government, to swiftly re-commence and complete the electoral process for the House of the People seats.
The country's Lower House election is set to start in this month and conclude by the end of December as pressure mounts on the government to complete the process before the new year.
The US said the funds for the election are ready to move forward and complete the election, which took at least one year to end the parliamentary polls that kicked off in July this year.
The country's PM Mohamed Hussein Roble said the parliamentary election will end by December this year after months of delays in the voting exercise.