Procedures to guard elections in Somalia
Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to the publication of AMISOM, The upcoming Parliamentary and Presidential electoral process in Somalia is significant not only as a measure of the country’s political and social progress after decades of conflict, but as a benchmark of the country’s commitment to democracy and representative elections.
AMISOM’s mandate to preserve an enabling environment for the government of Somalia and its citizens has been widened to include a specific role as enabler to the upcoming parliamentary and presidential electoral processes.
AMISOM will work with the Somali Security Forces to provide security for the process. In addition, AMISOM and the Somali National Army (SNA) will continue to launch offensives against Al Shabaab and other armed groups to protect lives and ensure safety of all citizens.