On Sunday, Somalia’s economic council approved the Centennial Vision 2060 as the national blueprint, providing a concrete anchor for the country’s development plans.
The National Economic Council (NEC), chaired by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the Somali city of Mogadishu, stated that the development blueprint heralds in an era of peace, prosperity, and good living conditions for its population.
newsinsise”The council unanimously agreed that the Centennial Vision 2060 should be adopted by the government with a commitment to implementing recommendations outlined in phase 1 of its formulation,” the NEC said in a statement issued late Sunday night.
It stated that the Centennial Vision 2060 is an important step forward for Somalia’s development strategy and demonstrates the government’s commitment to long-term planning and progress.
Mohamud underlined the significance of having a long-term vision in order to achieve consistency and continuity in Somalia’s growth at its April meeting. He believes the Centennial Vision 2060 has the potential to be a game changer for Somalia’s future growth.
According to the statement, the council agreed on Sunday that the Centennial Vision 2060 should serve as an overarching framework directing all development endeavors in the country.
The NEC also urged ministers to formally support the development of Vision 2060 and to actively implement the council’s technical recommendations.