UNPOSUnited Nations Political Office in Somalia
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Augustine Mahiga, head of UNPOS, said in a press release that this 'historic moment marks the long-awaited end of the transitional period in Somalia.
In its news release, UNPOS noted that 'careful' selection had resulted in high number of university graduates, people with relevant professional experience and a significant number of women entering the Parliament, although the agreed-upon quota of 30 per cent of seats for women parliamentarians was not reached.
Dr Augustine Mahiga, special representative of the Secretary General of UNPOS, told delegates that the first permanent government in 21 years will "make it possible for law and order; it will make it possible for employment.