Prime Minister Roble to hold talks with Jubbaland authorities in Kismayo
Somali prime minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble has today arrived in the port city of Kismayo to hold talks with Jubbaland state authorities.
The Premier was welcomed at the airport by Jubbaland State of Somalia leader Ahmed Islam Madobe, Units from the Somali National Army, civil society groups and large crowds of the public.
”While in Kismayo HE the Prime Minister will meet with Leaders of Jubaland State & civil society groups including elders, women, youth to focus on reconciliation and proper implementation of country’s elections,” Federal Government Spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu said in a statement.
During his stay, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for development projects within the Jubbaland administration.
Security has been tightened, with more troops deployed on key roads in Kismayo in the Lower Jubba region.
It is Roble’s first trip to Kismayo since taking office, and he has previously visited other regional administrations; Puntland, Southwest, Galmudug and HirShabelle