The Somali Federal Parliament has just approved the newly appointed cabinet by Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Shar’amarke with overwhelming majority.
191 voted in favor for the cabinet while 22 voted against them, there were no MPs abstained.
Judging from their own tallies, MPs where jubilant before even the results were announced by the speaker.
After the announcement of the official results, the speaker called the ministers one by one for swearing.
The vote has broken the political deadlock in the country.