Consultative Council meets with Civil Society Representatives

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The National Consultative Assembly meeting chaired by the caretaker Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble is still underway at the Aficio Tent Center in Mogadishu, where the issues of the elections will be discussed.

The Council today met with representatives of Somali civil society and women to discuss the acceleration of the electoral process, and listened to their suggestions on the transparency of elections and the realization of the quota for women in Parliament.

Women groups also addressed the National Consultative Assembly on the importance of maintaining a 30% quota for women in the Somali federal parliament.

Prime Minister Roble told civil society organizations that the government was ready to hold transparent and credible elections in the country.

“The National Consultative Council led by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble met with representatives of civil society and Somali women to discuss the acceleration of the electoral process, listening to their suggestions on electoral transparency and ensuring women’s quotas. in Parliament, ”said a statement from Prime Minister Roble.

The ongoing consultations are extensive, and members of the international community joined yesterday to discuss their support for the elections.

According to reports, the National Consultative Assembly will hold a heated debate today on the challenges ahead of the elections, and the meeting will conclude this afternoon.

The meeting was also attended by members of the opposition candidates who tabled their concerns, as well as presented how to correct electoral mistakes.

However, the meeting between the prime minister, the heads of regional administrations and the Benadir region comes at a critical time, amid tensions between former President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble.



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