Federal Parliament of Somalia

The Federal Parliament of Somalia (Somali: Golaha Shacabka Soomaaliya; often Baarlamaanka Federaalka Soomaaliya; Arabic: البرلمان الاتحادي في الصومال) is the national parliament of Somalia. Formed in August 2012, it is based in the capital Mogadishu and is bicameral, consisting of an Upper House (Senate) and a Lower House (House of the People).

Federal Parliament of Somalia

Baarlamaanka Federaalka Soomaaliya
11th Somali Parliament
Type
Type
HousesUpper house (Senate)
Lower house (House of the People)
History
Founded20 August 1956 (1956-08-20)
Leadership
Speaker of the Senate
Abdi Hashi Abdullahi[1]
since 22 January 2017
Speaker of the House of the People
Aden Madobe
since 28 April 2022
Seats275 MPs and 54 senators
Elections
Indirect first-past-the-post
Last election
2021–2022
Next election
TBD
Meeting place
Mogadishu, Somalia
Website
www.parliament.gov.so
The old parliament buildings in Mogadishu, 2015

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