Breaking News: President Hassan appoints Somalia’s ambassador to US as the third premier

The President of the republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has appointed US ambassador to Somalia and former premier of transitional federal government Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as the new Prime minister of federal government.

Mr. Sharmarke will replace the former PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed who was voted out of the office on 6th of December by members of federal parliament after he fell out with the president and lost his confidence.

Speaking during the nomination ceremony PM Sharma’arke thanked president for appointment and promised to form an inclusive cabinet through consultations with the president,politicians and intellectuals adding that he will lead the country to one man one vote in 2016.

He will be taken to the federal parliament for approval.

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