Salim Aliyow Ibrow

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Salim Aliyow Ibrow
سالم علييوو ايبرو
Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs of Somalia
Assumed office
25 October 2014
Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
Preceded by Farah Sh. Abdulkadir Mohamed
Minister of Environment and Livestock of Somalia
In office
17 January 2014 – 25 October 2014
Succeeded by Farah Sh. Abdulkadir Mohamed
Prime Minister of Somalia
In office
29 October 2007 – 24 November 2007
Preceded by Ali Mohammed Ghedi
Succeeded by Nur Hassan Hussein
Personal details
Born Somalia
Religion Islam

Salim Aliyow Ibrow (Somali: Saalim Caliyoow Ibroow, Arabic: سالم علييوو ايبرو‎‎) is a Somali politician. He briefly served as the Acting Prime Minister of Somalia in 2007. From January to October 2014, Ibrow was also the Minister of Environment and Livestock. He is the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs of Somalia.


Early career[edit]

Ibrow served as the interim Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government from October 29, 2007 to November 24, 2007, following the resignation of Premier Ali Mohammed Ghedi.[1] Prior to his interim promotion, Ibrow served as Ghedi's deputy premier. His portfolio changed several times over numerous cabinet reshufflings over the years, including the ministries of Finance, Livestock, Culture and Higher Education.

Ibrow was one of the MPs contending for the Parliamentary Speaker's position after the dismissal of ex-Speaker Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden. He is also the National Commissioner for UNESCO in Somalia.

Ibrow was replaced as Prime Minister by Nur Hassan Hussein on November 22, 2007, and was appointed Minister of Justice and Religious Affairs.

Minister of Environment and Livestock[edit]

On 17 January 2014, Ibrow was appointed Minister of Environment and Livestock (Minister of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry) by Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.[2][3]

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs of Somalia[edit]

On 25 October 2014, Ibrow's term as Minister of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry ended following a Cabinet reshuffle. He was replaced at the position with former Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs of Somalia Farah Sh. Abdulkadir Mohamed. Ibrow was in turn assigned Mohamed's office.[3]


  1. ^ Somalia -
  2. ^ "SOMALIA PM Said "Cabinet will work tirelessly for the people of Somalia"". Midnimo. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "SOMALIA: PM launches minor cabinet reshuffle". Raxanreeb. 25 October 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Ali Mohammed Ghedi
Prime Minister of the
Republic of Somalia

October 29, 2007–November 24, 2007
Succeeded by
Nur Hassan Hussein