Somaliland: Dr Musa Replaces Dr Omar as Minister of Commerce


Dr M. A Omar

By: Yusuf M Hasan

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – A presidential Decree # JSL/M/XERM/249-2516/052014 has resulted in a change of minister in-charge of the Commerce and Investment Docket.

The decree by President Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo has named the appointment of Dr Musa Qassim Omar as the Somaliland minister of Commerce and Investment.

The president attributed his authority to make the appointment to Article 90 Section 2 of the Somaliland constitution, and pursuant to consultations with relevant stakeholders as well as the imperative need of enhancing the country’s Commerce and investment sectors.

Dr Qassim takes over from his predecessor Dr Mohamed Abdilahi Omar with immediate effect.