H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
H.E President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is the current and 10th President of the Federal Republic of Somalia following his successful re-election during the Presidential elections held on 15th May 2022.
H.E Hassan Sheikh previously led our nation’s first non-transitional government when he served from 2012 to 2017 as the 8th President of the Federal Republic of Somalia.
H.E President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was Born in 1955 in Jalalaqsi, in central Hiran- Somalia.
He attended his early education until his undergraduate level, in Somalia where he graduated with a Bachelor of Technology from the Somali National University in 1981. He later proceeded to Bhopal University in India for a Master of Technical Education which he finalized in 1988. He has received recognition for his lifetime service to education in Somalia when he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Literature in 2015 by Barkatullah University.
H.E President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has served extensively in the education sector which he first joined as an instructor and trainer at the Lafole Technical Secondary School, before becoming Head of Department at the Somali National University-affiliated Technical Teachers’ Training College. He later joined UNICEF where he served as an education officer based in the central and southern parts of the country.
Owing to his keen interest in education and reconciliation, H.E President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud spent his entire life in community reconciliation initiatives, civil society sector and education in Somalia. Since the start of the Civil war in the early 1990s; he worked as a peace activist where he spearheaded political dialogue between local actors and faction leaders in the community.
He has left an indelible mark on the Somali civil society, leading to the emergence and formation of numerous networks, coalitions and professional associations some of which are still active to date.
H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud prioritized the establishment of a sound and credible Public Finance Management system, triggering Somalia’s re-engagement with international finance institutions (IFIs). Somalia commenced an IMF Staff Monitored Program, the first step in debt relief.
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