President of Somalia

The president of Somalia (Somali: Madaxaweynaha Soomaaliya) is the head of state of Somalia. The president is also commander-in-chief of the Somali Armed Forces. The president represents the Federal Republic of Somalia, and the unity of the Somali nation, as well as ensuring the implementation of the Constitution of Somalia and the organised and harmonious functioning of the organs of state.[3] The office of President of Somalia was established with the proclamation of the Republic of Somalia on 1 July 1960. The first president of Somalia was Aden Abdullah Osman Daar.

President of the
Federal Republic of Somalia
Madaxaweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliyeed
Presidential Seal
Incumbent
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

since 23 May 2022 [1]
Executive branch of the Somali Government
StyleMr President
(informal)
His Excellency
(diplomatic)
Type
AbbreviationPOTFROS, POS
ResidenceVilla Somalia
SeatMogadishu
AppointerFederal Parliament of Somalia
Term lengthFour years,
renewable once
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Somalia
Formation1 July 1960
First holderAden Abdullah Osman Daar
Salary$120,000 annually[2]
Websitevillasomalia.gov.so

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