Federal Government of Somalia

The Government of Somalia (GS) (Somali: Dowladda Soomaaliya, Arabic: حكومة الصومال الاتحادية) is the internationally recognised government of Somalia, and the first attempt to create a central government in Somalia since the collapse of the Somali Democratic Republic. It replaced the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia on 20 August 2012 with the adoption of the Constitution of Somalia.[1]

Federal Government of Somalia
Formation1960; 62 years ago (1960)
Founding documentConstitution of Somalia
Legislative branch
LegislatureFederal Parliament
Executive branch
LeaderPresident of Somalia
HeadquartersVilla Somalia
Judicial branch

It officially comprises the executive branch of government, with the parliament serving as the legislative branch. It is headed by the President of Somalia, to whom the Council of Ministers reports through the Prime Minister.[2]

After the collapse of the Somali Democratic Republic in 1991, there were no relations or any contact between the Somaliland government, which declared itself a country and the government of Somalia.

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