MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Somalia’s prime minister Mohamed Hussein Roble is due to convene a meeting with regional presidents on Thursday to discuss preparations on the upcoming parliament elections, funds allocated for the polls and plans for completing the electoral process, a government spokesman said on Sunday.
The prime minister and regional state leaders agreed to gather for a summit in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, August 19, following a Zoom meeting held on Sunday, the spokesman added.
PM Roble convenes the National Consultative Forum including FGS, FMS & BRA who agreed to meet in Mogadishu on next Thursday 19th, to focus on preparations for the upcoming elections of House of the People, completion of electoral procedures & the remaining fund for the elections pic.twitter.com/sotaXjahsu
— Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu (@MOALIMUU) August 15, 2021
It comes amid a rift between the prime minister and the current acting president, and after recent Senate elections sparked transparency fears, with some of the opposition presidential candidates calling for a review into the electoral process.
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