Somaliland Open Letter to President-elect Muse Behi Abdi


Dear Mr. President-Elect (Muse.Bihi.Abdi)
Somalilandsun- Please accept my warm congratulations on your victory and my best wishes for your success as you prepare to take up the responsibilities and challenges of your high office. I decided to add my voice to the sincere advices addressed to you by some nationalistic and patriotic individuals. Mr. President, very decisive moments are ahead of you to pick up and choose the core team (Cabinet members) who will help you run the country, develop and implement Government policies and programs. It’s you who should determine and allocate specific responsibilities known as a “portfolios” to each Ministry. What matters are “the core functions and services Ministries will deliver” not the numbers?

My proposed portfolios are:
1. Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Wasaaradda Arrimaha Dibaddaiyo Iskaashiga Caalamiga ah)
2. Internal Affairs (Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha)
3. Treasury and Economic Development (Wasaaradda Maaliyadda iyo HorumarintaDhaqaalaha)
4. Justice, Human Rights and Constitutional Development (WasaaraddaCadaaladda, Xuquuqul Insaanka iyo Horumarinta Dastuurka)
5. Defense (Wasaaradda Difaaca)
6. Education, Arts, Science and Technology (Wasaaradda Waxbarashada, Sayniska iyo Tiknoolajiyadda)
7. Information, Telecommunication, Culture and Tourism (Wasaaradda Warfaafinta, Boosaha, Isgaadhsiinta, Dhaqanka iyo Dalxiiska)
8. Religious Affairs and Endowment (Wasaaradda Diinta iyo Awqaafta)
9. Health and Family Welfare (Wasaaradda Caafimaadka iyo Horumarinta Qoyska)
10. Water, Energy and Mineral Resources (Wasaaradda Kheyraadka Biyaha, Tamarta iyo Macdanta)
11. Natural Resource Management (Environment, Farming, Livestock, Fishery) (Wasaaradda horumarinta kheyraadka badda iyo beriga)
12. Public Works (Aviation, Ports, Roads, Transport, Housing, Urban Planning, Land Management) (Wasaaradda Hawlaha Guud)
13. Labour, Youth, Sports and Recreation (Wasaaradda Shaqada, Dhalinyarada iyoCiyaaraha)
14. Trade, Industry and Investment Promotion (Wasaaradda Ganacsiga, Maalgashiga iyo Warshadaha)

Proposed Commissions
1. National Planning and Budgeting Commission (Guddiga Qorshaynta iyoMiisaaniyadda)
2. Public Service Commission (Guddiga Shaqada iyo Shaqaalaha)
3. ICT Commission (Guddiga Isgaadhsiinta)
4. Human Rights Commission (Guddiga Xuquuqul Insaanka)
5. Internally Displaced People and Refugee Commission (GuddigaBarakacayaasha iyo Qaxoontiga)
6. Quality Control Commission (Guddiga Illaalinta Tayada)
7. HIV/AIDS Commission (Guddiga Xakamaynta Cudurka HIV/AIDS)

Other Departments
1. Auditor General’s Office (Xafiiska Hanti-dhawraha Guud)
2. Accountant General’s Office (Xafiiska Xisaabiyaha Guud)
3. Attorney General’s Office (Xafiiska Xeer-ilaaliyaha Guud)
4. Solicitor General’s Office (Xafiiska Garyaqaanka Guud)
5. Public Integrity and Accountability Office (Xafiiska daah-furnaanta, daba-galkaiyo qiimeynta)
6. Central Bureau of Statistics (Xafiiska Xog-uruurinta)

KHADAR MAHMOUD AHMEDN.B we need multi-skilled, senior experts in all sectors to be part of the National Planning and Budgeting Commission to be able to plan, prioritize and direct national development. The function of the development coordination including bilateral and multi-lateral will be managed by the Directorate for International Cooperation under the Foreign Affairs.

MDS, MPH, PhD in Diplomacy and International Affairs (Candidate)
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