Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar
|Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar|
|محمد عبدالله اومار|
|Foreign Minister of Somalia|
November 12, 2010 – February 20, 2012
|Prime Minister||Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed|
|Political party||Transitional Federal Government|
Omaar is the elder son of businessman Abdullahi Omaar. He also has three younger siblings: one of his sisters, Raqiya Omaar, is a human rights advocate, and his younger brother Rageh Omaar is a journalist. His family was based in Mogadishu and reportedly have properties and estates in the city; the 6 piano neighborhood and the US Mission Headquarters belong to their family.
After working in various other governmental posts, on November 12, 2010, Omaar was re-appointed Foreign Minister in addition to one of several Deputy Prime Ministers by the new Somali Premier, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.
Starting August 2011, Mohamed Mohamud Ibrahim served as Omaar's Deputy Foreign Minister.
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