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H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Picture by HOL
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09-02-2017, Djibouti: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) congratulates the President elect of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.

The IGAD Executive Secretary, H.E Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim in his message to the newly elected President expressed his happiness to see a successful election process, which endowed the people of Somalia with a democratically elected leader.

“Your victory with a large majority fills us with immense joy and we take this opportunity to congratulate you on your well deserved success.

We believe that  your commitment  and dedication  will help  Somalia  achieve  the peace,  stability  and  prosperity  that  the  people  of  Somalia  have  longed  for  and desired.

We commend Somalia for the efforts and commitment, despite the numerous challenges,  towards  holding  historic  free  and  fair  general  elections”,  said  Amb Maalim.

IGAD  and  Somalia’s  development  partners  have  played  an  important  role  in providing political, financial, technical and logistical support towards the peace, security and political development of the country including the electoral processes.

We are looking forward to continued cooperation and collaboration with the President elect and government.

IGAD also would like to congratulate the people of Somalia for the successful conclusion of the national electoral process, as well as the outgoing President for his exemplary leadership during his tenure.

IGAD reassures its commitment to the people and government of Somalia and its other member states of its support for a secure, peaceful and integrated region and continent.

We wish you, the government leadership, and the people of Somalia a brightly shining future.


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