Posts Tagged ‘Parliament’

Bangladesh microfinance banker turns down World Bank post

Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus on Friday quietly turned down the nomination offer for the position of World Bank chief, after Bangladesh prime minister requested European Parliament delegation to nominate micro-finance pioneer. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Somalia’s consultative meeting concludes in Garowe

Mohamed Hassan – AHN News Mohamed Shiil Garowe, Somalia (AHN) – The second phase of the United Nations-sponsored consultative meeting on national unity concluded Saturday in Garowe, capital of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland. Somali President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed, Parliament Speaker Sharif Hassan and Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed met with representatives from Puntland, Galmudug and […]

Mining charter set for more changes

Parliament has started holding public hearings on the review of the mining charter in a process which may lead to added provisions, says committee chair Fred Gona. View full post on Finance Stories

Without Scuffles, Somalia’s New Cabinet Approved By Parliament

Abdi Hajji Hussein – AHN News Correspondent Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – The transitional federal parliament of Somalia on Saturday voted for the approval of the newly designated cabinet after days of postponements. With the presence of more than 340 members of the parliament out of 550 members, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan, the Speaker of the […]