Somali Speaker of Parliament in Baidoa for federalism talks | Diplomat News Network
The speaker of Somali Federal Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari is in Baidoa for the establishment of administration for the new regional state of south western Somalia.
Professor Jawari is expected to take part in the drafting of a new constitution which will guide the new regional state government including how to elect a new regional state president and his cabinet.
He is also set to attend the closing ceremony of a reconciliation meeting in Baidoa which brought together elders from the area for the last one month.
Contingents from Somali national army and AMISOM troops from Ethiopian military have heightened the security of the city as delegates converge for the important meeting.