|Somali security forces in Mogadishu|
Local residents have welcomed the operations and are calling on the security agencies to conduct the operations regularly so as to counter possible Al-Shabaab threats as well as arrest its sympathizers.
Security of Mogadishu has been upheld in Mogadishu after the exit of the insurgent group of Al-Shabaab that has seen world heads visit Mogadishu due to the improved security. The intelligence Agency has also weakened the Al-Shabaab force in the capital after countering virtually all the Al-Shabaab terror plans.
The Joint Security Committee has noted that some progress had been made in enhancing the security sector in Somalia. In particular, the JSC recognized the major territorial gains made by TFG security forces, with the support of AMISOM, the countries of the region and other international partners, more emphasis was placed in the latest combat that took place in Daynille
The JSC expressed its appreciation to the Governments of Burundi and Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya for their continuing contribution to peace and security in Somalia, and paid special tribute to the courage and determination of their soldiers, especially to the families of those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the current security operations.