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Chinese Ambassador to Somalia FEI Shengchao has welcomed the appointment of the new cabinet of ministers put forward by Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre.

The ambassador said he looks forward to continuing to work with the appointed ministers to help move forward with the Somali government to the benefit of Somalia and China.

´´We are very happy to see the new cabinet. They have the warmest congratulations from their Chinese brothers and sisters,´´ said the Chinese Ambassador to Somalia during an interview with Dalsan Tv.

The ambassador wished the appointed cabinet every success in their important missions to bring Somalia to even greater peace.

Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre unveiled his Council of Ministers on Tuesday, which included Al-Shabab’s former deputy leader Mukhtar Robow Ali Abu Mansoor as the Minister of Religious Affairs and Senator Salah Ahmed Jama as Deputy Prime Minister.

who was appointed to the post by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on 15 June, named 75-member Council of Ministers, which comprises 26 cabinet ministers, 25 deputies, and 24 state ministers.

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