A meeting was held in Galkayo, the capital of Mudug region to discuss security and how to intensify operations against Al-Shabaab.
The meeting was attended by Galkayo administration in Galmudug and Puntland and various sections of the community living in Galkayo.
The governors of Mudug region in Galmudug and Puntland Abdilatif Muse Nur and Abdirahman Ishal said that the people of Mudug region are now past the time of Al-Shabaab.
They said they are ready to fight Al-Shabaab and called on the people of Mudug region to take part in the fight against Al-Shabaab.
Galmudug and Puntland administrations have already reached an agreement to cooperate with their forces to fight Al-Shabaab in Mudug region.