Mohamed Warsame Ali

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Mohamed Warsame Ali "Kiimiko" (Somali: Maxamed Warsame Cali "Kiimiko") is a Somali politician and diplomat. He has occupied various diplomatic posts in Somalia since independence in 1960, including Somali Ambassador to the United States in 1980.[1]

Under the Transitional Federal Government Warsame held a number of posts, including Minister of Commerce in 2000,[2] Minister of Public Works in 2003,[3] and Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs in early 2006.[4] On 14 August 2006, Warsame was elected president of the newly formed autonomous state of Galmudug in central Somalia by representatives of the people of Mudug and Galgaduud.[citation needed]