The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC) sends its compliments to all of the national and international stakeholders who participated in the initial consultations of the National Development Plan (NDP).

Deputy Minister of  Planning and International Cooperation H.E Prof. Abdullahi Shiekh opened the meeting and addressed in his opening remarks “We are delighted to inform you that we have now completed the zero draft of the NDP after more than a year of laborious work. We wish take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude to all of you who have played a role in putting together Somalia’s first NDP in 30 years. Together, we are, indeed, on the cusp of transforming Somalia’s development agenda”

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and International Abdi Dirshe  addressed  the need to review the draft of the NDP and more contributions “We request that you prepare relevant information, and engage in a robust and exhaustive discussion on the stated priorities of each sector, all the while ensuring that the NDP remains realistic and achievable over the next three years”

The Interim National Development Plan (INDP) 2016 – 2019 which is being prepared in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners will describe Somalia’s macroeconomic, structural and social policies that will support poverty reduction and economic growth.