Hamza Abdi Barre

Hamza Abdi Barre (Somali: Xamse Cabdi Barre, Arabic: حمزة عبد بري) is a Somali politician currently serving as the Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia. He was nominated on 15 June 2022, by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud,[3] and he was endorsed by parliament on June 25, 2022 (229 in favour, 7 opposed, 1 abstention).[4] Hamza is also a parliamentarian elected to the House of the People of the Federal Parliament of Somalia on 28 December 2021, representing the Afmadow constituency of Middle Juba.[5]

Hamza Abdi Barre
Xamse Cabdi Barre
حمزة عبد بري
Barre in 2022
Prime Minister of Somalia
Assumed office
26 June 2022
PresidentHassan Sheikh Mohamud
DeputySalah Jama
Preceded byMohamed Hussein Roble
Member of the House of the People
Assumed office
28 December 2021
ConstituencyAfmadow, Afmadow District, Lower Juba
Personal details
Born1972/1973 (age 49–50)[1]
Kismayo, Lower Juba, Somali Democratic Republic[2]
Political partyUnion for Peace and Development Party (UPD)
Children8
Residence(s)Mogadishu, Somalia
EducationBachelor's Degree, Master's Degree

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