of Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed as the new Prime Minister of Somalia.
The envoy has also commended Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud for his swift selection of the prime minister in order to avoid leadership vacuum in the country.
McAnulty said that the government of the United States is looking forward to the selection of a new cabinet and its presentation to the parliament for review and endorsement in accordance with the country’s constitution.
He further reaffirmed that the United States will continue to support the government and the people of Somalia as they seek to stabilize their country.
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appointed Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed as Somalia’s next prime minister two weeks ago.
Ahmed received unanimous endorsement from Somali legislators on Saturday.