About Vice Minister

Legitimacy:

Administratively, Vice Ministers shall appoint by the president and approve by the Legislative Assembly (Parliament) of Puntland Government of Somalia. Vice Ministers shall be man or woman who has university level education as well as specific experiences of the fields related to the Ministry.

Responsibility:

  • The Vice Ministers is the political and administrative head assistance of the Ministry of Public Works, Housing  & Transport. As stated in Article 84 of the Puntland constitution,

Comprehensive Ministry Profile Document

  • The first Vice Ministers of the Ministry of Public Works & Transport has the following full responsibilities:
    • In the absence or temporary incapacity of the Minister, the first Vice Minister assumes all of the responsibilities of the Minister of the Ministry of Public Works, Housing & Transport.
    • The first Vice Minister shall advise the Minister on the activities of the Ministry.
    • The first Vice Minister shall carry out the duties assigned to him/her by the Minister which is within the context and responsibilities of the Minister of the Ministry of Public Works & Transport.

Abdulkadir Mohamed Geylan