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Jubaland State President Chairs Cabinet Meeting

Jubaland State President Chairs Cabinet Meeting

The President of the Jubaland State of Somalia, Ahmed Mohamed Islam, chaired a meeting of the Jubaland Council of Ministers.

The Jubaland State President briefed the meeting on the overall situation in the country and the much delayed Somali polls. During the meeting, the Jubaland Ministry of Health reported on the state of health in the region, informing the council that COVID-19 is still in place and the health ministry is continuing to raise public awareness and double up efforts to control the disease.

The Ministry of Security of the Jubaland State of Somalia has also submitted a report to the Council regarding the security situation in Jubaland.

The security minister said the Jubaland security forces are on high alert as the country battles insurgent groups.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet approved an agreement between the Jubaland Ministry of Ports and Maritime Transport and a Jubaland business company, which will invest in the Kismayo port’s oil reserves to develop Jubaland’s economic resources.

The Jubaland Ministry of Livestock and Animal Husbandry said that the drought-stricken areas of Jubaland are still in a state of disarray and that relief efforts are still underway to combat the adverse effects of the drought situation in Jubaland state.


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