Somali government officials have announced last night that the main Mogadishu seaport will begin a 24-hour port operation from now.

The move is aimed to improve Mogadishu port service and ensure to become a competitor harbor as the horn of Africa country is healing the wounds of conflict.

Somalia’s deputy Prime Minister, Mahdi Mohamed Guled, the Ministers of Ports and sea transport, as well as the trade, along with the Police boss attended the launching event.