Monday, June 6, 2011

Press release:Th​e Government of Somalia offers transparen​t and strong financial protection​s. Premier Says Can’t Afford MP Salaries. PRESS RELEASE: AMISOM DEPUTY HEAD VISITS INJURED SOLDIERS

Press release

The Government of Somalia offers transparent and strong financialprotections

(Mogadishu, Monday 06 June 2011) TheTransitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia and AMISOM forces are winningthe war against terrorist groups in Mogadishu. TFG and AMISOM Forces have nowtaken control of Hodon and Bondhere Districts.  Extremistshave now been cleared from major landmarks and buildings such as the FormerMinistry of Interior, the Italian and Syrian Embassies, Bondere DistrictHeadquarters, Manopolio Junction, and the Somaliweyne Radio station.

Security successes in Mogadishu provide hope forpeople to return to their homes. TFG  hasput all its efforts politically and financially towards security. The PrimeMinister of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) said “As PrimeMinister of Somalia, a position that I amprivileged to being entrusted with, I carry, among other things, majorfinancial responsibilities. During my short time in office, my government hasinstituted a transparent checks and balancesapparatus and strong financial protections.

In the course of our battle against Al-Shabaab, wehave undertaken alternative financial measures aimed at ending the violentinsurgency. Naturally, some of these measures are clandestine and do involveexpenditures that are outside the normal budget process. My cabinet is fullyinformed of these measures and supports them.

As with all other governments, certain intelligenceand security matters are neither publicized nor are the source of their fundingis publicly disclosed. Suffice it to say that the progress being made againstAl-Shabaab in recent months has come at a high price, both in human andfinancial terms.

My government is ultimately accountable to thepeople of Somalia, and, at the end of the day,should be judged on the progress that we have been making to bring peace andstability to our country.”

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Office of the Prime Minister ofSomalia –

Garad Salad Hersi
Press Officer office of the Prime Minister
Mobile: +252-615536608
Mogadishu, Somalia

Premier Says Can’t Afford MP Salaries

Blasts Lawmakers Who Spend All Their Time Abroad


The Somali government cannot afford to keep paying the bloated salaries of its 550 lawmakers, many of whom spend all their time abroad, Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) said.

According to government officials, each lawmaker earns a monthly salary of USD 1,200 – a huge sum in the impoverished nation."We have no money to pay 550 MPs,” he said. “We have a lot to think about: our children are dying of hunger ... there is no point in paying an MP who is enjoying his stayin Australia. It is better we start a cordial working relation between the cabinet and the public.”Farmajo said that not all of the lawmakers were bad, and that many do work for the betterment of the Somali people, but blasted those who live outside Somalia and seem to do little more than pick up their monthly wage.However, Farmajo said that money would continue to be made available to pay the wages of the troops who have helped to bring gains over Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab. Many soldiers earlier this year began to receive regular wages for the first time – a development that coincided with the beginning of a new push to drive out the insurgents.The premier was speaking at an event set up to praise the Transitional Federal Government for its gains and to build the case for postponing elections that had been due this year, when the government’s international mandate ends.


Following a week of intense operations in Mogadishu, the Deputy Special Representative for the African Union Mission in Somalia, Hon. Wafula Wamunyinyi, visited injured AMISOM troops in hospital in Mogadishu and praised their exceptional courage and dedication. AMISOM have supported the TFG forces in operations to take control of two further districts in Mogadishu, Bondere and Hodan, and the AMISOM hospital is treating and evacuating a number of injured soldiers.

Hon. Wafula Wamunyinyi said: “The progress of the combined TFG and AMISOM force is very impressive. They are working together very effectively now and taking ground from the extremists every day.

“I am full of admiration and praise for the courage and dedication of our soldiers. It is sadly inevitable that some will be injured in these security operations, but we have very good medical facilities and committed doctors and nurses who work tirelessly to treat and recover our soldiers. We are very proud of the work they are all doing and we pray that our injured soldiers will have a quick recovery.

“Since bringing the civilian headquarters element to Mogadishu last month, we are very impressed with the progress that is being made. With greater security developing in the city, we can start to deploy more assistance and support to both the Transitional Federal Institutions and the civilian population, especially on the humanitarian front. We are looking at the development of a number of projects which we will announce presently. AMISOM urges the international community to start to look again at the support they can offer.”


Paddy Ankunda
AMISOM Force Spokesman
Tel: Somalia: (+252) 699 758567
(+252) 615 800500
(+252) 62380889

Tel: East Africa: (+256) 772696070
(+256) 713914411


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