The meeting revolved around strengthening security in the capital and preparing Somalia for inclusive and transparent elections.
The Presidents of Galmudug and Hirshabelle attended the meeting.
“We discussed the political situation and agreed to work together on security” Abdirahman Abdishakur, a presidential candidate later wrote on Facebook.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed endorsed the September 17 electoral model following a declaration by Prime Minister Roble that the Federal Government of Somalia “is committed to facilitating elections based on the 17 September agreement and Baidoa Recommendations”.
President Mohamed will address the Federal Parliament on elections and the executive decision to have the mandate extension reversed “in the national interest of Somalia”.
This article first appeared in the © Puntland Post, 2021 and is republished with permission