President in Jowhar for Hiran and Middle Shabelle formation forum
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is in Jowhar the hosts of Hiran and Middle Shabelle regional state formation process. Accompanied by some of the National Leaders Forum members, The President has to opened the state formation process. Delegates from the Hiran and Middle Shabelle region have been gathering in Jowhar for the past days to restart the conference that was hindered by the delay. The efforts are underway for the full establishment of Hiran and Shabelle regional state before elections. Traditional leaders from the two provinces have been blamed for becoming stumbling block to the Hiran and Middle Shabelle regional state establishment for the past eight months. Recent IGAD heads of state meeting in Mogadishu communiqué issued strong support for the restart of the state formation process and address of the differences of the people of Hiran and Middle Shabelle by the federal government of Somalia.