President Ismail Omar Guelleh has urged the Somali National
Peace Conference to hold the first sitting of the transitional
national assembly (TNA) by this weekend, said reports reaching
here on Friday.
quoted Djibouti government officials as saying it is hard
to predict the schedule of the proposed TNA meeting.
organizers said two major clans in Somalia, the Darood and
the Hawiye, handed in their nomination lists for the proposed
meeting on Monday.
clan gave 55 percent of its allocated 44 seats to the Harti
subclan confederation, the reports said, while among the Harti's
quota of 24 seats, the Majertein has received the lion's share
with 15 seats.
the clan of former Somali president Mohamed Siad Barre, received
nine seats within the Harti confederation, accounting for
21 percent of the distribution.
National Peace Conference, which has been going on in Djibouti
since May, is trying to bring a final peace to the war- torn