The information minister of Somalia Federal Government Abdullahi Elmoge Hersi said the delegation held a closed door meeting with the prime minister as they discussed several issues.
“The prime minister at large explained the position of the government towards Jubbaland crisis as he mentioned the way to form regional administrations through national reconciliation process.” Minister Hersi told reporters in Mogadishu today.
He added that they have also met listened some comments from members if civil society and traditional elders from Jubbaland clans in Mogadishu.
The minister also noted that the delegation will soon travel to Kismayo to meet with the Jubbaland government as well as traditional elders there.
In its communique issued on May 3rd, The IGAD Heads of State decided to conduct a confidence-building mission to Kismayu led by the IGAD Executive Secretary and composed of representatives of the federal government of Somalia and one senior delegate from each member state of IGAD with the aim of assessing the situation and submitting a report to the IGAD summit to be held on the sidelines of the upcoming AU summit in May 2013.