The leader of the southwest state of Somalia, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed chaired security meeting to strengthen security at Bakol region.
The meeting which was held at Hudur, the administrative of Bakol was attended by the deputy regional state security minister, regional security chiefs and officials from AMISOM peacekeepers in the region.
The gathering discussed recent gains made in the security operations and future plns against armed group al-Shabaab and ways to strengthen the advances.
Somalia National Army 60th division vowed to continue their operation to take the remaining areas under control of the armed group with support from Africa Union peacekeeping forces.
President Abdiaziz Lafta Gareen called upon the residents of the Bakol region to closely cooperate with security agencies in their quest to maintain law and order.