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Somali president names new PM

10-06-2012 22:18 BJT

MOGADISHU, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Abdi Farah Shirdon Saaid has been named as the new Prime Minister of Somalia by the President Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Saturday, according to the media.

Saaid, who is seen as a political new comer, has been a successful businessman in Somalia's neighbor country Kenya.

He is married to Asha Haji, an famous Somali peace Activist.

It was the first major decision made by the Somali new president, who came into power after a secret ballot on Sept. 10.


Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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