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    New prime minister appointed in Somalia As prime minister

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    H.E Hamza Adi Barre has 30 days to form new government in Horn of Africa country

    On Wednesday, Somalia’s president named a new prime minister with the authority to create the country’s next cabinet.

    President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, joined by his new prime minister, announced Hamza Abdi Barre’s appointment as premier in a televised statement from the State House in Mogadishu.

    Barre’s appointment comes a month after Mohamud was elected president of Somalia by the Somali parliament.

    The presidency issued a statement saying, “H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud names Mr. Hamza Abdi Barre as Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia.”

    Mohamud also wished Barre “every success as he heads the government’s ambitious reform plan and urges on the Somali people to provide him their unflinching support,” according to the statement.

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