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Federal government opens judicial reform conference in Mogadishu

Storyline:National News

The federal government of Somalia has opened consultation conference meant to reform the judicial system of the country in Mogadishu.

The opening ceremony of the conference was attended by the minister for justice and constitution of federal government of Somalia Farah Sheikh Abdikadir, the head of parliamentary constitutional affairs committee of federal parliament Mariam Ariif Qasim, the attorney general Dr. Ahmed Ali Dahir, religious leaders, regional states representatives and members of civil society.

Abdullahi Shirwa’a, the chairman of non state actors speaking on behalf of civil society said the over two decades war in the country has devastated the judicial system and created security lapse hence urged the federal government to swiftly reorganize the judicial system.

The head of parliamentary constitutional affairs committee of federal parliament of Somalia Maryam Ariif Qassim said the top leaders of the country should start the reformation of judicial system, justice and act as a role model to the public.

Somalia attorney general Dr. Ahmed Ali Dahir urged the separation of judiciary and politics so as to misunderstanding and violence.

Finally minister for Justice and constitution Farah Sheikh Abdikadir said the injustice era in the country has ended adding that justice will work.

Mr. Farah said the federal government will form anti-corruption committee and constitutional court to promote transparency and eradicate corruption, mismanage and nepotism