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UN officials visit Barawe district

Storyline:National News

Delegates from United Nations on security reached Barawe district of Lower Shabelle region on Tuesday as sources confirm.

Lower Shabelle region security vice chairman Ali Dini told Goobjoog FM that the delegates met with AMISOM troops, Somali national army  officials, Barawe administration, religious leaders and elders.

The aim of the delegates visit is to the district to assess the situation and the needs of the people in the district.

Barawe district, one of the strongholds of Al-shabab in Southern Somalia was captured by Somali national army together with African Union peace-keeping troops after operation Indian Ocean was fully launched.

Briefing the media in his office days after the capture of Barawe district, PM Abdiweli urged humanitarian aid agencies, follow Somalis and well-wishers to support the people in the area.

On the other hand Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who visited the district said the federal government will speed up the restoration of social services, hospitals, schools and infrastructure to restore the hope of the people.