- July 8, 2015: National Security Committee of Somalia hold a meeting
- Agenda: milestones, challenges, recommendation in maintain security
- Meeting chaired by president and attended by top security officials in country
Somalia’s National Security Committee meeting was held in Mogadishu to discuss the state of Somalia’s security as well as how security operations in the city were carried out.
In attendance were Somali Prime minister, interior minister, Defence minister, army commanders, security forces commissioners and high rank police officers. The meeting was chaired by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
In the agenda were matters concerning intensified security in the city, challenges faced, milestones achieved and solutions to the problems encountered were discussed.
President Hassan Sheikh acknowledge the efforts put in securing Mogadishu as well as the commitment exhibited by the security forces in maintain security and shunning off the Al Shabaab Takfiri from the city. President Hassan Sheikh also directed that the police work to improve the response time to any attacks in the city’.
The security meeting comes at a very timely period in Somalia when the Somalia National Army and the AMISOM troops are working overtime to fight off the Al Shabaab militias that are continuously attacking their bases in an attempt to gain ground.
The meeting’s outcomes hopes to incorporate better strategies in defeating the Harakat Al Shabaab Al Mujahideen.