Veteran Somali representative laid to rest in Garowe

Somalia’s permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, who was killed in an attack in Mogadishu has been laid to rest in Garowe. The ambassador’s body was taken from Mogadishu following a collective mourning held at Aadan Adde Airport on Sunday.

Puntland President Abdi-wali Mohamed Ali Gaas with high profile officials including cabinet ministers, parliament members and other key Garowe clerics have attended Ambassador’s funeral service at Kheyr Sexay cemetery.

“Yusuf Mohamed Ismail Bari-Bari was a great man and the Somali people will remember his outstanding activities on Somalia peace process and the pan-Africanisim “ Puntland president Abdi-wali Gaas said.

“Federal Government will not let perpetrators to run from justice, we are giving our utmost efforts to capture assailants “Somalia justice minister Abdulahai Ilkajir told reporters in Garowe.

The Somalia‘s Al-Qaeda linked militants ,Al-shabab has claimed attack’s responsibility ,which killed more than 20 people including Bari-Bari on Friday.