Prime Minister tries again with new Cabinet nominees


Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has submitted a new list of Cabinet Ministers to parliament. The previous list which had 25 Ministers was rejected by parliament earlier this month because too many were named as Ministers who had held posts previously and failed to perform. The new list of 20 Ministers is made up of people with little political or Ministerial experience. It remains to be seen if the parliament will reject this list for too little experience.

The full list of the new Cabinet as published on the Mareeg Media website is as follows:

Mohamed Omar Arte; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour, Youth and Sports

Ahmed Hassan Gabobe; Minister of Justice and Religious Affairs

Abdirahman Mohamed Hussein; Minister of Interior & Federalism

Mohamed Adan Ibrahim; Minister of Finance

Abdulkadir Sheikh Ali Dini; Minister of Defense

Abdisalam Hadlie Omar; Minister of Foreign Affairs

Khadra Bashir Ali; Minister of Education

Fahad Yasiin Haji Dahir; Minister of Ports and Marine Transport

Abdirahman Yusuf Ali Eynte; Minister of Planning and International Cooperation

Nur Farah Hersi; Minister of Constitution

Guled Hussein Qasim; Minister of Information and Telecommunications

Ali Ahmed Jama “Jangali”; Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation

Said Hussein Eid; Minister of Livestock

Ali Hassan Osman; Minister of Agriculture

Hassan Ahmed Mudey; Minister of Commerce and Industry

Salah Sheikh Osman Muse; Minister of Public Works & Reconstruction

Sahra Mohamed Ali Samatar; Minister of Women and Human Rights Development

Mohamed Mukhtar Ibrahim; Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources

Abdirisak Omar Mohamed; Minister of Petroleum, Water and Natural Resources

Hawo Hassan Mohamed; Minister of Health

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