President Farmaajo and new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud meet for the second time, discuss National and developmental issues.
Outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo held meeting with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at Villa Somalia on Thursday, May 19. This is the second time the two leaders are meeting after Mohamud won the presidential elections held behind blast walls at the Afisyoni tent in the heavily fortified Halane camp in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, May 15. In today’s meeting, the two leaders discussed key strategic areas of security, economic progress and development as they continue to lay the foundation towards organised transition and successful government service delivery. The impending transition and hand over of power also featured in the meeting. President Farmaajo has once again reassured Mohamud of smooth hand over of power in the coming weeks. President Farmaajo has on Tuesday appointed a committee for the transfer of power and assumption of office headed by the Director of the Presidency Dr. Mohamed Abdullahi Isse. Farmaajo directed them to expedite the preparation for the inauguration ceremony of the new President in the next few days. Mohamud will serve as the President of the Horn of Africa Nation in the next four years as stipulated in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia.