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Somali New Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre lauds members of the Federal Parliament for approving his appointment; pledges to form a capable government that pursues Nation's development
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Somali New Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre lauds members of the Federal Parliament for approving his appointment; pledges to form a capable government that pursues Nation's development

MOGADISHU -The new Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre has expressed his gratitude to members of the federal parliament for unanimously approving his appointment as the new Prime Minister of Somalia. In a statement posted on his Twitter handle, Barre lauded the vote of confidence given to him by the Lower House MPs . He also thanked the leadership of the House of People for steering the session tof the parliament that culminated in to his approval as Prime Minister. The new Prime Minister promised to form a capable government that pursues the Nation's developmental and humanitarian priorities that reflects the needs of the people. "I thank the leadership & members of Federal Parliament for unanimously approving me following my nomination as PM by H.E President @HassanSMohamud. We shall form a capable government that pursues our Nation's developmental & humanitarian priorities reflecting our people’s needs."read his statement. Somali Federal Parliament approved Barre's appointment as Prime Minister in a session held on Saturday whose agenda was taking a vote of confidence for the new PM. All the 220 Members of Parliament (MPs) who attended the session overwhelmingly voted in favour of his appointment as the next Prime Minister. Barre is set to replace outgoing Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble who has been at the helm of the PM docket since September 2020. The 21st Prime Minister is in the coming days expected to name members of his cabinet.  

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