courts and business community in Mogadishu Wednesday issued
a statement expressing their full support for the government
to be set up soon as the Somali peace conference being held
in Djibouti enters its last stage of selecting a president
of the country for the first time in a decade.
and fully support the government to be established in Djibouti,"
said Sheikh Omar Moallim Nur, a leading Muslim scholar and
member of the supreme committee for the Islamic courts.
the Somalis wherever they are to be ready to help the government
implement the rule of law and order. Colonel Sheikh Hassan
Dahir Aweys, chairman of one of the Islamic courts in Mogadishu,
said: "The best choice would be an Islamic government, but
anything that would get Somalia out of this mess is hundred
percent acceptable. "
Siad, one of the popular businessmen in Mogadishu, said: "We
sacrifice our lives and wealthy for accommodating the Somali
government in Mogadishu."
statement, women groups, the law society of Mogadishu and
the Muslim scholars have appealed to the forthcoming government
to have its constitution based on the Islam, which is the
country's state religion.
Somali peace conference held at Arta, Djibouti, Abdulla Dero
Issak, secretary-general of the Rahwein Resistant Army (RRA)
and co-chairman of the Peace Conference, was elected at the
weekend as the speaker of the country's transitional parliament
and elections for a president is expected to be held in a