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    SOMALIA'S NEW PRIME MINISTER, MR. MOHAMED HAJI IBRAHIM EGAL, FORMED HIS CABINET ON SATURDAY (15?

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    SOMALIA'S NEW PRIME MINISTER, MR. MOHAMED HAJI IBRAHIM EGAL, FORMED HIS CABINET ON SATURDAY (15 JULY) AFTER TEN DAYS OF CONSULTATIONS WITH PARLIAMENTARIANS, POLITICAL PARTIES AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS.

    THE NEW MINISTERS WERE SWORN IN BY A JUDGE AT THE RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT, MR. ABDIRASHID ALI SHERMAKE.

    MR. EGAL HOLDS THE FOREIGN MINISTRY HIMSELF IN THE 18-MEMBER CABINET, WITH A MINISTER OF STATE TO HELP HIM. THERE ARE TWO NEW MINISTRIES, OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND OF FISHERIES AND MINERAL RESOURCES, MAKING THREE MINISTER THAN IN THE OLD CABINET.

    THREE MINISTERS FROM THE FORMER GOVERNMENT ARE INCLUDED, BUT THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, MR. ABDIRAZAK HAJI HUSSEIN, AND SENIOR MINISTERS WHO HAD HELD OFFICE SINCE INDEPENDENCE SEVEN YEARS AGO ARE OUT.

    THE NEW CABINET INCLUDES FOUR FORMER MEMBERS OF THE OPPOSITION SOCIALIST NATIONAL CONGRESS (SNC) WHO JOINED THE RULING PARTY,THE SOMALI YOUTH LEAGUE, LAST WEEK.

    THE NEW CABINET IS AS FOLLOWS: PRIME MINISTER AND FOREIGN MINISTER: MR. EGAL, DEPUTY PREMIER AND FINANCE MINISTER, MR. HAJI FARAH ALI. MINISTER OF STATE AT THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE, MR. ALI MOHAMED HIRAVE.

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS: MR. ALI OMAR SHEGO. SOMALI AFFAIRS: MR. MOHAMED SHIHK YUSUF. RURAL DEVELOPMENT: MR. ABDULLAHI GIREH DUALEH. FISHERIES AND MINERAL RESOURCES: MR. ISMAIL DUALEH WARSAMA. INTERIOR: MR. YASSIN NUR HASSAN. JUSTICE AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS: MR. ADEN SIREH JAMA. DEFENCE: MR. JAHI YUSUF IMAN GULED. INFORMATION: MR. HASSAN HAJI OMAR. EDUCATION: MR. ADAN ISSAK. HEALTH AND LABOUR: MR. ALI MOHAMED OSSOBLEH.

    THE FORMATION OF A NEW CABINET FOLLOWS THE DEFEAT OF PRESIDENT ADEN ABDULLA OSMAN BY 73 VOTES TO 50 IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ON JUNE 10.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA173H5MD1GDE7M8X2DRVJPUFMH
    Media URN:
    VLVA173H5MD1GDE7M8X2DRVJPUFMH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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