SRSG Mahiga welcomes the communiqué issued by the signatories of the roadmap

SRSG Mahiga welcomes the communiqué issued by the signatories of the roadmap

News | 06 August 2012
SRSG Mahiga welcomes the communiqué issued by the signatories of the roadmap

Somalia’s leaders have adopted their first official democratic constitution in 52 years, moving the country closer to popular government and greater human rights.

The draft was approved with a 96 per cent majority, this led to the TFG's Prime Minister immediately to declare that it marked "an end to piracy and terrorism" and to the transitional administration currently running the country.

Adopting the new law was one of the major steps to somali_constitution.jpgan August 20 deadline setting in motion moves for the creation of a new government and elect a new parliament.