Somali PM meets envoys and donors on new deal

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharamarke has met envoys and donors in the country and briefed them on the new deal.

The meeting chaired by the PM has brought together ambassadors, leading international humanitarian organizations, donors and senior Somali government officials.

Somali Planning and International Cooperation minister Abdulrahman Aynte who spoke to the media after meeting has said seven committee members were selected to oversee and implementation of the deal.

“The PM has tasked planning, interior, finance, defense and justice ministers to monitor the new deal,” he said.

The New Deal was formulated on a conference in Brussels on September 2013 to promote and strengthen already existing programs in community stabilization, economic growth, education, and enhancing democracy, governance, and rule of law.