Chairman of Somali National Civil Service Commission dies in Mogadishu

The chairman of Somali National Civil Service Commission, Mr. Ali Mahmoud Rage Ibrahim known as “Ali Dhere” passed away Tuesday night in Mogadishu after a short illness.

“Mr. Ali has been working to reform civil servants and he was the chairman of the committee,” a colleague to the deceased told reporters in Mogadishu.

The Somali Foreign Minister Abdisalam Hadliye Omar and his ministry staff have sent condolences to the family and friends of the late chair as well as to Somali public and private servants and the Somali government.

“Mr. Ali Mahmoud Ibrahim, (Ali Dhere) has served his country and people for a long time. He has shown loyalty to his people and was a good performer . He has served in a number of different positions. He also coordinated the structured approach to work and employment,” the foreign minister’s statement said.

(Writing by Hassan Istiila. Editing by Julian Kamau)