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UN chief welcomes Somalia's new prime minister's appointment

United Nation: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the parliamentary endorsement of Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as the new prime minister of Somalia."He encouraged the new prime minister, the president and the speaker of

IANS IANS Updated on: December 25, 2014 6:15 IST
un chief welcomes somalia s new prime minister s appointment
un chief welcomes somalia s new prime minister s appointment

United Nation: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the parliamentary endorsement of Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as the new prime minister of Somalia.

"He encouraged the new prime minister, the president and the speaker of parliament to work together to regain momentum in the political process and to maintain a close working relationship with the interim regional administrations and emerging federal member states," Xinhua quoted statement Ban as saying in a statement.

Ban also urged all parties to work on swift establishment of an inclusive federal government and encouraged the country's leaders to redouble their efforts to this end and take steps to prevent future political crises.

"He underlines that much still needs to be done before the federal government's mandate expires in September 2016, and he reaffirms the United Nations' continuing support," said the statement.

The Somali parliament on Wednesday approved the appointment of new Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, who vowed to appoint an inclusive cabinet.

 

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