Muqdisho | QOL | June 09, 2017 —Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre has intervened in a dispute between the company that runs Mogadishu seaport operations –Al Bayrak and local businessmen.
Prime Minister Khayre visited the facility on Tuesday, the fifth time he toured the port since he assumed office.
Importers complained about a number of issues including poor services, shortage of cranes and lack of cooperation from the port management side.
They lodged their complaint against the port management to the Prime Minister’s office, requesting him to intervene the dispute between the two sides.
During his meeting with port management officials, Prime Minister Khayre urged them to improve the delivery of public service, cooperation with the local importers and scale up work at the port.
“The Somali businessmen should get the respect and consideration they deserve to make them feel they are the citizens of this country, thereby facilitating for them their businesses,” he said.
He also met with businessmen and asked them to show cooperation with the port management.