Somali cabinet approves anti terror bill

Somali cabinet has today approved the anti terror law that is meant to strengthen fight against terrorism in the country.

The law which was previously passed by the cabinet was rejected by the national assembly which requested be reviewed before the final approval for it be enacted as a law.

Speaking to the journalists after the meeting Government spokesman Ridwan Hajji has said the government will take tangible measures to improve security in the capital Mogadishu.

“We hope the recent reshuffle of the security docket will play critical role in improving security in the country,” He said.

The cabinet has also approved the appointments of the new Somali police commissioner and the director of national intelligence.

Meanwhile the cabinet has agreed in the same meeting to review and change the issuance of passport to Somali politicians and diplomats.