Somalia’s Bicameral Parliament Approves provisional Constitution Amendments


MARQAATI NEWS | MOGADISHU: Somalia’s bicameral parliament Saturday approved amendments to the first four chapters of the country’s provisional Constitution after weeks of debates.

The lawmakers voted on the four chapters one by one before casting their votes for the overall amendments of the Constitution proposed by the Independent Constitutional Review and Implementation Commission.

Lower House speaker Sheikh Aden Mohamed Nor Madobe, announced that 212 members of the Lower House and 42 members of the Upper House voted in favour of amending the Constitution.

No lawmakers abstained or rejected the amendment.