Yesterday at the joint High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) – Somalia Development and Reconstruction Facility (SDRF) conference held this morning in Mogadishu, His Excellency Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheik Ahmed addressed the International and Somali community participants stating that his Government has achieved irreversible momentum and progress.
He said that: “Somalia is one step closer to achieving free and fair elections in 2016 and that the FGS is committed to doubling and tripling its efforts to ensure that our remarkable efforts do not go wasted.”
The Prime Minister stated that: “Somalia has made tremendous gains militarily against insurgents, politically in the formation of federal member states, economically in the growing private sector, and socially in the reconciliation of different communities.
Supplementing this has been the unprecedented support not only from the International Community but also the Somali Citizen”.
Furthermore, Prime Minister Ahmed also acknowledged the current political situation stating that he shared the President’s optimism that a solution will soon be reached.