The newly appointed mayor of the state capital, Ahmed Saed Gelle has officially assumed office at a handover ceremony on Monday, Garowe Online reports.
Puntland Government Ministers, Parliamentarians, and traditional leaders witnessed the well-organized event held at Puntland Development Research Center (PDRC) building.
Former Mayor Abdiasis Nur Elmi (Kor) has addressed participants on his achievements during his tenure in office as the mayor of Garowe city, assuring his successor of cooperation and wishing him well.
The incoming Mayor on his side pledged that he would pay much attention to security and beautification of the city.
On June 3, Puntland President dissolved Garowe municipal council and named the new Mayor, a diasporan from London Gelle.