Galmudug

Galmudug State
Galmudug (Galmudugh, Arabic: غامدوغ) officially Galmudug State (Somali: Dowladda Galmudug ee Soomaaliya) is an autonomous region in central Somalia.wikipedia
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Galmudug (Galmudugh, Arabic: غامدوغ) officially Galmudug State (Somali: Dowladda Galmudug ee Soomaaliya) is an autonomous region in central Somalia.
Galmudug is another regional administration that emerged in central Somalia.

Puntland

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It is bordered to the north by the Puntland region, to the west by Ogadenia, to the east by Somali Sea and to the south by Hirshabelle.
Puntland is bordered by Somaliland to its west, the Gulf of Aden in the north, the Guardafui Channel in the northeast, the Somali Sea in the southeast, the central Galmudug region in the south, and Ethiopia in the southwest.

Mudug

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Galmudug's name is derived from a conflation of the names of the Galgaduud and Mudug regions. The Galmudug area in central Somalia is predominantly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the larger Hawiye clan particularly the Hiraab sub-clan of the Hawiye well represented especially the Habar Gidir who makeup the majority of the populations in Galguduud and southern mudug.
The southern half of Mudug and the region of Galgaduud have formed the Galmudug State, which considers itself an autonomous state within the larger Federal Republic of Somalia, as defined by the provisional constitution of Somalia.

Somalia

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Galmudug (Galmudugh, Arabic: غامدوغ) officially Galmudug State (Somali: Dowladda Galmudug ee Soomaaliya) is an autonomous region in central Somalia.
In central Somalia, Galmudug is another regional entity that emerged just south of Puntland.

Hirshabelle State

Hirshabelle
It is bordered to the north by the Puntland region, to the west by Ogadenia, to the east by Somali Sea and to the south by Hirshabelle.
It is bordered by Galmudug to the north, South West State of Somalia and Banadir region to the south, Ethiopia to the west and the Somali Sea to the east.

Mohamed Warsame Ali

Mohamed Kiimiko
Mohamed Warsame Ali 'Kiimiko' was elected as the new administration's President, and Galkayo was declared the new polity's capital.
Mohamed Warsame Ali "Kiimiko" (Maxamed Warsame Cali "Kiimiko") is the first president of Galmudug state, elected on August 14, 2006, when Galmudug state was established.

Central Regions State

On 30 July 2014, the Federal Government of Somalia officially endorsed a new Central Regions State, following a signed agreement in Mogadishu between representatives from Galmudug, Himan and Heeb, and Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a.
On 30 July 2014, the Federal Government of Somalia officially endorsed a new Central Regions State, following a signed agreement in Mogadishu between representatives from the Galmudug and Himan and Heeb regional administrations, as well as Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a.

Himan and Heeb

Himan and Heeb region
Since Galmudug only includes part of the official Mudug region, the federal Interior Minister Abdikarim Guled has urged the local Galmudug authorities to merge with other would be states, including Himan and Heeb, to form one unitary state consisting of two or more regions, in accordance with the constitution.
On 29 January 2014, delegations from Himan and Heeb and the Galmudug administration met in Galkayo for the first phase of a series of discussions regarding the possible unification of the two territories.

Galguduud

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Galmudug's name is derived from a conflation of the names of the Galgaduud and Mudug regions. The Galmudug area in central Somalia is predominantly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the larger Hawiye clan particularly the Hiraab sub-clan of the Hawiye well represented especially the Habar Gidir who makeup the majority of the populations in Galguduud and southern mudug.
Galguduud (Galgaduud, جلجدود, Galgudud or Ghelgudud) is an administrative region (gobol) in central Galmudug state of Somalia.

Darod

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There is also a sizable population of Marehan (Sade) Darood as well primarily in the cities of Abudwak and Balanbale.
Futhermore, the clan has an ancillary presence in pockets of the states of Koonfur-Galbeed and Galmudug.

Habar Gidir

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The Galmudug area in central Somalia is predominantly inhabited by people from the Somali ethnic group, with the larger Hawiye clan particularly the Hiraab sub-clan of the Hawiye well represented especially the Habar Gidir who makeup the majority of the populations in Galguduud and southern mudug.
The Habar Gidir primarily live in the central regions of Mudug, Galgaduud in Galmudug and Hiran in Hirshabelle specifically the Mataban District.

Ahmed Duale Gelle

The current autonomous Galmudug region's President is Ahmed Duale Gelle.
Ahmed Duale Gelle (Axmad Ducaale Geele) (born July 8, 1949) is the 5th and current president of Galmudug state Of Somalia, in office since May 3, 2017.

List of presidents of Galmudug

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The President of Galmudug is an executive head of state; the President functions as the head of state while the Chief Minister of Galmudug functions as the head of government.
This is a list of Presidents of Galmudug, a Federated state that is part of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a

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On 30 July 2014, the Federal Government of Somalia officially endorsed a new Central Regions State, following a signed agreement in Mogadishu between representatives from Galmudug, Himan and Heeb, and Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a.
On January 18, 2018, Ahlu Sunna merged its forces and administration into Galmudug State's regional government and security forces.

Mohamed Ali Hassan

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The current chief minister of Galmudug is Mohamed Ali Hassan since 6 December 2017.
Mohamed Ali Hassan (Maxamad Cali Xasan, محمد علي حسن), also known as Sheikh Mohamed Shakir Ali Hassan, is the Chief minister of Galmudug.

Abdiweli Gaas

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The Puntland Council of Ministers led by Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali further expressed dismay over sponsorship of and attendance during the agreement by representatives of the central government and the international community, respectively.
After extensive deliberations attended by regional actors and international observers, the conference ended in a signed agreement between Prime Minister Ali, TFG President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, Speaker of Parliament Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamud Farole, Galmudug President Mohamed Ahmed Alim and Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a representative Khalif Abdulkadir Noor stipulating that: a) a new 225 member bicameral parliament would be formed, with a lower house and an upper house seating 54 Senators; b) 30% of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) is earmarked for women; c) the President is to be appointed via a constitutional election; and d) the Prime Minister is selected by the President and he/she then names his/her Cabinet.

Bosaso

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It is situated about 750 km from Mogadishu, Bosaso and Harar in Ethiopia.
The broadcaster's network of 7 FM transmitters reaches most of Puntland as well as part of the neighboring Galmudug region to the south.

List of Chief Ministers of Galmudug

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The President of Galmudug is an executive head of state; the President functions as the head of state while the Chief Minister of Galmudug functions as the head of government. The current chief minister of Galmudug is Mohamed Ali Hassan since 6 December 2017.
The Chief Minister of Galmudug is the head of government of Galmudug state of Somalia located in central Somalia.

Hobyo

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For air transportation Galmudug is served by Oshaka Airport in Galkayo, Ugaas Noor airport, Adado International Airport (The Largest Airport) and by the Obbia Airport (Hobyo Airport) in Hobyo.
Hobyo (Hobyo, also known as Obbia in Italian), is an ancient port city in Galmudug state in the north-central Mudug region of Somalia.

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

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The formalization ceremony for the new federal state was held at the Villa Somalia presidential compound and was presided over by President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, with UN, EU, AU, IGAD and AMISOM envoys also in attendance.
In July 2014, the Federal Government of Somalia officially endorsed a new Central Regions State, following a signed agreement in Mogadishu between representatives from the Galmudug and Himan and Heeb regional administrations, as well as Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a.

Dusmareb

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Dusmareb (Dhusamareeb, دوسمريب, Dusa Mareb) or Dhusmareb, is a city of Galmudug State of Somalia and the administrative Capital of Galguduud region.

Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed

Abdiweli Sheik Ahmed
The formalization ceremony for the new federal state was held at the Villa Somalia presidential compound and was presided over by President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, with UN, EU, AU, IGAD and AMISOM envoys also in attendance.
According to federal Minister of Culture and Higher Education Duale Adan Mohamed, the pact stipulates that the recent tripartite agreement between Galmudug and Himan and Heeb establishing a new central regional state within Somalia only applies to the Galguduud and south Mudug provinces.

Adado

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For air transportation Galmudug is served by Oshaka Airport in Galkayo, Ugaas Noor airport, Adado International Airport (The Largest Airport) and by the Obbia Airport (Hobyo Airport) in Hobyo.
Adado is a rapidly developing city in central Somalia and home to Galmudug state assembly.

Galkayo

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Mohamed Warsame Ali 'Kiimiko' was elected as the new administration's President, and Galkayo was declared the new polity's capital. For air transportation Galmudug is served by Oshaka Airport in Galkayo, Ugaas Noor airport, Adado International Airport (The Largest Airport) and by the Obbia Airport (Hobyo Airport) in Hobyo.
The city of Galkayo is divided into two administrative areas separated by a distinct boundary, with 3 of the 4 districts governed by the Puntland State and one southern district governed by Galmudug state.

Dusmareb Airport

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For air transportation Galmudug is served by Oshaka Airport in Galkayo, Ugaas Noor airport, Adado International Airport (The Largest Airport) and by the Obbia Airport (Hobyo Airport) in Hobyo.
Dusmareb Airport also known as Ugaas Noor Airport or Ugaas Nuur Airport is an airport serving Dusmareb, the capital city of Galmudug state and the central Galguduud region of Somalia.