Monday, May 01, 2006

President Rayale Sacks Minister Of Trade And Industry

Hargeisa, April 30, 2006 (Somaliland Today)- President Rayale sacked his Trade and Industry minister, Noah Muse Sheikh Omar, last night.

The news came late last night from a broadcast on the state-run Hargeisa Television following a statement issued from the president’ office.

The minister failed to fulfil his national duty, the statement added.

No one has yet been nominated to fill the post.

Mr. Omar was offered this job following the dismissal of his predecessor, Minister Mohamed Hashi, who was sacked by Rayale after he had publicly revealed that the government was missing 16 million dollars in public funds from its budget paper two years ago.

Somaliland Today Newsdesk.

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