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Farmaajo Ascents To National Telecom Law
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Farmaajo Ascents To National Telecom Law

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Monday signed into law the new Communications Law that will see regulation of telecommunication in the country. The law has been a subject of debate since it was introduced in Parliament in 2015 but was yet to see the light of day. Farmaajo signed the law at Villa Somalia in the presence of Senate Speaker Abdi Abdullahi, MPs and Ministers. Head of State applauded stakeholders and Parliament for their contribution that culminated to Monday's signing. According to Minister for Posts and Telecommunication Abdi Hassan the drafting of the law commenced in 2005 before its endorsement by both Lower and Upper Houses in August 2017