The President of Hir-Shabelle State of Somalia, HE Ali Gudlawe Hussein, has welcomed the new Senators of the Upper House of the Somali Parliament at the HirShabelle Presidential Palace in Jowhar.
The President of Hir-Shabelle first congratulated the newly elected Senators, who he said are facing a difficult task and serving their communities.
Some of the elected senators thanked the President of Hir-Shabelle for the transparency of the list of candidates for the Upper House, and for their part they will carry out the tasks assigned to them.
The meeting was also attended by the Vice President of HirShabelle Yusuf Ahmed Hagar, the Speaker of Hir-Shabelle Parliament Abdihakin Luqman Haji Mohamed, the Deputy Speakers of Parliament, Ministers, Regional Administration and other dignitaries.
In the coming days, Jowhar is expected to elect two seats in the Upper House, which is currently in dispute.