Sunday, April 28, 2013
Somalia’s President Hassan Shiekh Mohamud payed his first
visit to Garowe, The administrative capital of Puntland, since he was elected
on September, last year.
The president and his delegation was received by Puntland
leader, Abdirahman Shiekh Mohamed Farole and cheering supporters in Garowe airport.
The two leaders discussed contentious issues in the country,
including creating regional governments, cooperation and Puntland’s role in
transforming the country into a functioning federal states.
“The only way that Somalis can reunite again is to implement
the federal constitution” said Abdirahman Farole, President of Puntland in a
press conference held in Garowe.
Somalia President, Hassan Shiekh Mohamud hailed Puntland for
it’s role in ending the transition and drafting the Somali constitution.
“Puntland has played a major role in the process that the
country has ended it’s transitional period and we urge them to play the same
positive role in the new Somalia” said President Hassan.
He affirmed that the country’s unity is inevitable.