As preparations for the Upper House of Parliament for the Northern Regions (Somaliland) are nearing completion, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble met with Speaker of the Upper House Abdi Hashi Abdillahi, the Prime Minister. Vice President Mahdi Mohamed Guled and Chief Justice Bashe Yusuf Ahmed.
The Prime Minister urged the officials to submit the lists of candidates for the Upper House, assuring them that he would help ensure that the elections are conducted in a transparent and fair manner.
The meeting follows the announcement by Speaker Abdi Hashi and Mahdi Guled yesterday afternoon of the Upper House election process in the Northern Region, which was excluded from the role of the Prime Minister in the Upper House elections in the Northern Regions, but later la bedelay.
In the coming hours, Speaker of the Upper House Abdi Hashi and Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Guled are expected to announce the list of candidates for the Upper House.