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Mogadishu on Thursday December 17, 2014 The Newly Appointed Prime Minister H.E. Omar Abdirashid Ali appointed by President Hassan & some of the same cabinet will be coming soon. </p>

Mogadishu on Thursday December 17, 2014 The Newly Appointed Prime Minister H.E. Omar Abdirashid Ali

Thursday, December 12, 20137:30:00 AM
#Somalia: Mogadishu Thursday December 12, 2013 H.E. President H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appointed New Prime Minister H.E. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed.
His Excellency ABDIWELI SHEIKH AHMED MOHAMED is new Somali Prime Minister so, read his profile.


A highly competent Development and International Trade Economist with over twenty years’ experience mostly in leadership positions within regional and international development organizations including Islamic Development Bank, World Bank, USAID, African Union/IBAR, COMESA, European Union to mention a few. Proven track-record in resource mobilization; building alliances and partnerships; negotiating and forging agreements; and formulating and implementing development strategies, policies and programs both at national and regional levels. Over the years, worked and collaborated with UN specialized agencies, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), ECOWAS, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD), IGAD, GCC, Global Dry land Alliance Initiative, Inter Agency Donor Group (IADG), OPEC, Arab Funds for Development (Saudi Fund, Kuwait Fund, Qatar Foundation, Asian Development Bank (ADB), and African Development Bank (AfDB).
Lived and worked in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Zambia, Egypt, Canada, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. and Malaysia, and undertook work and diplomatic missions to many others including but not limited to: Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Turkey, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Jordan, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Africa, Malawi, D.R. Congo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mozambique, United States, Britain, Italy, Belgium, Germany, France, Sweden, and Russia, to mention a few.


Full Name: Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed
Date/Place of Birth: 1959, Bardhera, Somalia
Nationality: Somali and Canadian (dual citizenship)
Marital status: Married with children
Work and Residence Address: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966-5-68963675+966-5-68963675
Personal Email: weli46@yahoo.ca


Somali (mother language), English (Fluent), Arabic (Fluent), Italian (Fluent), and
French (Good)


2010-Present: Senior Agriculture and Rural Development Officer at Islamic Development Bank (IDB) – An International Multilateral Development Bank based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Some of the achievements include the following:

· Developed East African Regional Dry land Program for IGAD member countries. This is a multi-donor funded initiative worth of US$ 280 million with the objective of improving food security, reducing vulnerability and building resilience of the resource-poor populations in the dry land regions in Eastern Africa. Currently supporting the formation of the Global Dry land Alliance, an initiative spearheaded by the Crown Prince of the State of Qatar

· Developed National livestock and fisheries development programs for Cameroon and Mozambique. The total financing of these programs is about US$ 100 million.

· Led the initiation of Islamic Development Bank Group Trust Fund Program for Somalia, in collaboration with Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Government of Turkey and Arab Financial Institutions. The objective of the Trust Fund is to mobilize and raise funds for the social and economic reconstruction of Somalia.

· Managed and implemented a project portfolio covering more than 20 countries in Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The total financing of the portfolio is US$ 500 million.

· Team leader for the development of Islamic Development Bank Group’s Agriculture and Rural Development Strategy with emphasis on livestock, pastoralism and fisheries.

2007-2009: Senior Livestock and Pastoralism Advisor to COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa), based in Lusaka with offices in Nairobi and Addis Ababa.
Some of the achievements include the following:

· Co-founded the Alliance of Commodity Trade for the Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA). This involved, among others, trade negotiations and signing of agreements between countries in the region.

· Organized Ministerial level trade negotiations that facilitated economic and trade partnerships between COMESA and GCC member countries.

· As lead development expert, assisted COMESA member countries in implementing the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Program (CAADP)/NEPAD, under the auspices of the African Union, for the Development of Africa (NEPAD).

· Designed and implemented COMESA flagship development initiatives including COMESA Food Security and Safety Nets Program.

2003-2006: Program Manager at African Union (AU)-IBAR – Red Sea Livestock Trade Commission, based in Nairobi with offices in Djibouti and Dubai
Some of the achievements include the following:

• Developed and implemented Djibouti Regional Livestock Export Facility (DRLEF)

Led the design and implementation of USAID funded Regional Program on Enhanced Livelihoods for Pastoral Areas (RELPA)

• Facilitated GCC-Horn of Africa inter-regional livestock trade dialogue which resulted in the lifting of 15 years livestock export ban

• Organized and convened Regional Livestock Trade Fairs for IGAD member countries in Dubai, Yemen, and Egypt which mobilized financial resource and promoted trade partnerships

• Initiated, developed and managed East Africa Regional Livestock Export Facilities
1998-2003: University of Ottawa and Bank of Canada, based at Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

• Analyst in International Development and Trade Economics

• Research Associate

1991-1998: CEO - MISK Enterprises with offices in Nairobi, Djibouti and Sana’a.
Some of the achievements include the following:

• Consulted EC funded meat development project in Southern Somalia

• Consulted USAID funded Somalia/Kenya livestock Cross Border Trade Support Project

• Lead export enterprise of Somali livestock to Egypt

19984-1990: Director General – Livestock Marketing and Health Agency, Mogadishu, Somalia

Some of the achievements include the following:

• Established and maintained livestock trade agreements with major Somali livestock export markets.

• Established livestock marketing and health regulations, polices and strategies

• Mobilized donor funding amounting US $ 220 million for development of livestock marketing infrastructure and institutions in North West, Lower Juba and Lower Shabelle.

• Facilitated trade protocols with Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Yemen, United Arab Emirates and Qatar

• Conducted a series of studies on promotion and diversification of Somali exports

• Strengthened the capacity of livestock traders and associations


• Ph.D. Candidate in International Trade and Development. University of Ottawa, Canada

• M.A. in Economics, University of Ottawa Canada

• Diploma in Computer Programming: Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada

• Diploma in Animal Health Management, USDA, APHIS

• Diploma in Project planning and appraisal –SIDAM

• Diploma in Project management, USDA

• Lauria in Economics – Somali National University, Mogadishu

CV – Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed


• Arab-African International Development Professionals (AAIDP)

• Inter-Agency Donor Group (IADG)

• International Livestock and Pastoralism Development Network (ILPN)

• Canadian Economics Society


1. Dr. Osman El-Field, Special Advisor to the President of Islamic Development Bank Group, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Telephone: +9962646-6614

2. Dr. Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). Telephone: +260 96683888, +260 978 777743+260 978 777743

3. Dr. Cris Moyunda, CEO of Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA). Telephone: +260 976614801+260 976614801

4. Mr. Mahboub Moalim, Executive Secretary of Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD). Telephone: + 254 728606605+ 254 728606605

5. Dr. Musine M, former Director of AU/IBAR. Telephone: +254 722758788+254 722758788

6. Dr. Walter Knausenberger, Lead Environment Expert, United States Department of International Development (USAID). Telephone: +1-240 4238557+1-240 4238557

The Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia & Minister of Religious Affairs MP Hon. Ridwan Hersi Mohamed.

Former Prime Ministers

Office of the Prime Minister is now vacant as of today on Monday, December 2, 2013 because the Somali Federal Parliament voted Vote of No Confidence against the Prime Minister H.E. Abdi Farah Shirdon
Moqdisho: Sabti, October 6, 2012  His Excellency Abdiqaadir Farah Shirdoon (Saacid) is the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

Termed Offiicially ended Monday, August 20, 20124:02:10 PM
No Prime Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister as of  August 7, 2012 because the Prime Minister is an interim Prime Minister until he is re-elected or replaced by a new Prime Minister
Prof. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali is the newly appointed Prime Minister of Somali Republic on Thursday, June 23, 2011
Prof. Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali ayaa loo mgacaabay Ra'iisal Wasaaraha Soomaaliya Khamiis, June 23, 2011


Prime Minister Candidate Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, the official Prime Minister of Somali National Transitional Federal Government which President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has appointed On Thursday, October 14, 2010 and resigned on 19 of June, 2011 by force and pressure from foreign governments. He was former Somali Embassy Staff in USA. Tribe: Darod, Marehan

Taariikh Nololeedkiiasa

Maxamed Cabdullahi Maxamed Farmaajo, waxa uu ku dhashay magaalada Muqdisho sanaddii1962-kii, waxaana uu dugsiga hoose uga baxay Foorta Sheikh ama 1-da Luulyo. Dugsiga
dhexe wuxuu ku dhameystay iskuulkii Maxamuud Xarbi, kan sarena Farsamadii gacanta ee Lafoole.

Sanaddii 1982-kii ayuu ka shaqo bilaabay Wasaaraddii Arrimaha Dibedda Somalia, isaga oo ka howl galay keydka dhexe ama (Central archive).

Muddoo yar kadibna waxa uu u wareegay xafiiska maamulka lacagta, halkaasi oo uu ka aha xisaabiye, ka hor intii aan horaantii 1985-kii loo baddalin safaaradda Somalia ee magaalada Washington DC ee dalka Mareykanka.

Markii sandii 1988-kii looga yeeray xarunta wasaaradda arrimaha Dibedda ee Muqdisho, ayuu ku gacan seeray go’aankaas, waxaana uu magan galyo weydiistay Dowladda Mareykanka, si uu dalka ugu sii nagaado oo ii usii wato waxbarashadiisa.

Waxa uu shahaadada Master-ka ee cilmiga siyaasadda (Political Science) ka qaatay jamaacadda New York State University at Buffalo.

Biography in English

Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi-Farmaajo’s has had a long and distinguished career as a civil servant and a community leader. Mohamed started his career in the late 80’s as a diplomat in Washington DC. After moving to Buffalo, New York, he began to actively participating in local issues. In 1992, Mohamed ran a successful campaign for BMHA (Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority) Commissioner against an incumbent. Having run a successful campaign, Mohamed won with the highest voter turnout ever in BMHA Commissioner Elections. During his two year term, he delivered all his campaign promises to his constituency. He brought in new leadership, revamped and improved existing recreational facilities such as swimming pools and opened up new centers for seniors. At the end of his term in 1994, Mohamed ran for reelection and easily won. In 1996, he was appointed by then Buffalo Mayor Anthony Massiello to join City’s Lead Inspection project. The focus of this project was to eradicate Lead in the urban housing of the city. He actively consulted and engaged the affected residents and positively remedied this challenge. During this year, he was also an active participant in the Joel Giambra's successful campaign to become Erie County Executive. In 1999, he began work for Erie County in the field of minority contract compliance (Office for Erie County Equal opportunity EEO). From 2004, under New York State Governor George E. Pataki, he was offered to work at the office of New York State Human Rights Equal Opportunity Compliance in the Department of transportation (NYDOT) as enforcer of civil rights programs. His mandate was to ensure equal access and compliance with external civil rights programs and services. To eliminate barriers that prevents individuals from realizing their full potential and to promote equal employment opportunity in the recruitment, hiring, development and retention of a highly skilled, public-centered workforce.

Mohamed was an active member of the community. He was Board chair of BIREC (Buffalo Immigrant & Refugee Empowerment Coalition). BIREC is an organization that brings leaders of the various communities together to work on common problems and develop solutions to issues related to immigrants and refugees. Mohamed was also the President of American Diversity of Buffalo. This is an organization dedicated to assisting local political candidates. Before the appointment of Mohamed to Prime Minister position, they have endorsed such candidates in Buffalo city like judge James Macleod for County Court, New York State assembly Bill Stackowski, Buffalo City Counselor Glombek for State Assembly in Buffalo city.

Mohamed has a Master’s degree in Political Science from SUNY Buffalo (State University of New York). He is married and has four children- two girls and two boys.

Former Prime Ministers

Prime Minister Dr. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmake has officially resigned as of today on Tnesday, September 21, 2010

His Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmake is the New Prime Minister of Somalia Tribe: Darod, Majerteen

For more information please visit Office of the Prime Minister www.opm.somaligov.net

His Excellency Col. Nur Hussein Hassan The Prime Minister of the Somali Transitional Federal Governmernt 2007-2009 Tribe: Abgaal

His Excellency Prof. Ali Mohamed Gedi, Prime MInister  2004-2007 Tribe: Hawiye, Abgaal

His Excellency Mohamed Abdi Yusuf  Prime MInister  2002-2002 Tribe: Darod, Awrtable

His Excellency Col. Hassan Abshir Farah  MInister  2002-2002 Tribe: Darod, Majeerteen

His Excellency Abdirizaq Haji Hussein 14 June 1964 to 15 July 1967 Tribe: Darod, Majeerteen