Puntland Presidents Abdiweli Mohamed Ali (Gas), who was recently elected, with Abdirahman Mohamed Farole, the outgoing leader of the breakaway northern region., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Puntland President condemns the terrorist attack at Villa Somalia
Posted on February 21, 2014
The President of Puntland State of Somalia H.E. Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali strongly condemns the terrorist attacks carried out by Al-Shabaab terrorists earlier today on Villa Somalia.
The President expresses his sympathy and extends his deepest condolences to the victims who died and those injured in the barbaric act of terror.
Through a telephone call, President Abdiweli shared the feelings and prayers of the people of Federal State of Puntland with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
The President also called on all peace-loving Somalis and leaders across the country to stand together against this menace. He urged for stronger collaborations and intelligence sharing to deter such horrific actions.
Dr. Abdiweli said “The resurgence of Al-Shabaab in the South and their movement to the Northern Regions of Somalia is alarming and a concern to all Somalis. Efforts on information sharing and effective coordination domestically and internationally should be doubled”.
“Essentially, peace, stability and development are the way forward for our country and people”. Continued the President.