The President of the Republic of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi has reshuffled his administration today for the fifth time since taking office two years ago.

President Bihi reshuffled 9 positions at multiple agencies including the Ministry of Environment and Rural Development, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Ministry of Water Development, Quality Control Agency, National Tender Board, Aviation and Airports and the Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Commission.

Although the Presidency does not state a reason for such sweeping changes, 8 our of 9 appointees are Director Generals from various ministries. Director General’s are the day to day manager’s of an agency’s operation.

The latest changes did not affect the Ministry of Health Development or Hargeisa Group Hospital which has been in the news the last two days due to a scandal involving the death of a child for lack of oxygen.

Request for information on President Bihi’s latest changes to his administration and what prompted it and if it were not answered by the President’s office.