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The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the Federal Republic of Somalia
| Upper House approves Third Reading of Petroleum Law
6 January 2020 Mogadishu, Somalia. On 6 January 2020, the Petroleum Law underwent its Third Reading in the Upper House of the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Somalia. The Upper House saw 28 senators vote to approve the Petroleum Law which follows its approval in the Lower House on 20 May 2019.
Commenting on the approval of the Third Reading of the Petroleum Law, His Excellency Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed, The Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, said: “This is a major step forward for Somalia and its people as the Petroleum Law is approved by the Upper House and moves closer to completing its legislative process.”
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