The regional governments of Jubbaland and Puntland will not participate in Tuesday’s international conference in Mogadishu.
Reports indicate that the federal government invited the president of the Puntland regional state, Said Abdulahi Dani but turned down on condition his Jubbaland counterpart will be allowed to attend.
The federal government of Somalia has previously announced that it does not recognize Jubbaland President Ahmed Madobe who was re-elected before.
South West, Hirshabelle and Galmudug state are now attending the conference.
In the absence of Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Madobe, Political dispute between Regional states and the federal government not yet solved.