Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Meets EU and UNMAS

Published: April 10, 2014

Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Meets EU and UNMASPrime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed attended a meeting with the European Union and UNMAS to discuss on-going accomplishments in regards to safety and security within Mogadishu. The Prime Minister and members of EU and UNMAS unfolded the news of the elimination of all explosive objects within Mogadishu. The government led by the Prime Minister has aided in this accomplishment and thirteen districts have been cleared.

“We do not want our people continuing a life of fear and instability. Children must have a future that is no longer filled with strife and given an opportunity to experience a joyous childhood. Most importantly we must have the ability to give our youth a better life towards greater accomplishments.”

“We also have a responsibility to clean up and eliminate destructive items. I would like to thank those who have aided us and who are a vital part of this team” Prime Minister said.

The Prime Minister expressed his delight and emphasized the importance of a secure and stabilized nation in regards to the protection and growth of Somali citizens. He stated that the importance of safety is not only a Mogadishu affair but a nationwide issue. The unrelenting and uncompromising goal towards indefinite peace must be continued.

The Prime Minister stated that decades of lives lost were due to the mines surrounding the city and beyond it. The removal of land mines in Mogadishu marks an extraordinary triumph and signals Somalia is on a path to greater change.

Source: PM Office

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