The Ministry of Information exists to facilitate a two-way free flow of timely and reliable information and feedback between the Government, its various departments and the public. Focusing on the co-ordination of policies to monitor and evaluate the implementation of government programmes and activities.
The Somali Postal Services is getting rebuilt and will soon be operational with the help of Universal Postal Union. The Somali Post will not only enable us to communicate, but send and receive goods in a cost effective and timely manner.
Based on our belief that communication is a human right, our focus is to provide a reliable, modern cost effective telecommunication facilities that can deliver voice and data for the whole of the country.
The Government of Somalia has accepted that telecommunication and postal service as basic prerequisite of developing our country. In order to promote private sector's participation in the telecommunication sector, the Telecommunication Policy has created favorable environment to some extent. The government has made commitment to maintain full competition by keeping the post and telecommunication sectors open.
Dalka Newspaper is back. Initially in Somali Language, but soon in other langues as well. Hope this will enable Somalis in the diaspora to get latest news from home. Here it is.. enjoy it.
The Somali postal service will start functioning soon. We believe this to be the most basic and most common means by which messages can be communicated and goods delivered. Further, it serves as an important medium of communication for business and commerce. Modern telecommunications infrastructure is an essential requirement for rapid economic and social development of the country. Somalia is moving towards a fully liberalized telecommunications market environment. We are committed to timely delivery of high quality telecommunication and postal services at an affordable cost.
HE Abdullahi Elmoge Hersi - Minister of Information, Posts and Telecommunication.