Important summit in Mogadishu concentrates on securing the capital and combating al-Shabab activities
In Mogadishu, the Minister of Security, Mohamed Sheikh Ali Doodishe, together with the Governor of Banadir Region and the Mayor of Mogadishu, Yusuf Hussein Jima’ale, chaired a meeting focused on accelerating security measures in the capital and ongoing operations against al-Shabab and drugs.
The conference was attended by prominent individuals, including the Commander of the Somali Police Force, Brigadier General Sulub Ahmed Firin; the leadership of the National Security and Intelligence Agency; the Deputy Commissioner of Security and Politics of Banadir Region; the General Secretary of Banadir Region; the Commanders of the General Division of Police and other Security agencies of Banadir Region; Commanders of the Capital Stabilization Force of the Military Police, and district commissioners.
The discussions revolved around expediting the implementation of prior government directives, specifically focused on weapons control, drug regulation, and raising public awareness. The meeting also emphasized the need for stronger collaboration between the community and security agencies.
In recent weeks, security forces have intensified their efforts to enhance the safety of the capital. Multiple operations have been conducted across various neighborhoods, leading to increased stability in several districts.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, the Somali Prime Minister, Hamse Abdi Barre, announced the commencement of the second phase of the anti-al Shabab operation in the country. He disclosed that the operation against al-Shabaab in Galmudug and Hirshabelle States would soon conclude, followed by operations in Jubbaland and the South West regions.