Mogadishu: Somali people inside the country and communities in the diaspora are greatly prepared to mark 1st July event that coincides the 52nd anniversary when southern regions took freedom from the colonial state of Italy and when the southern and northern regions joined having the Somali republic in 1960.
1st July is one of two great independent days that we are proud of and mark happily, very colorful occasions and celebrations are expected to take place in the Somali capital Mogadishu as well as south and central regions
The biggest celebration of this event is supposed to be held the Somali capital Mogadishu today now that the security forces are have tightened all spots assigned to this great event of 1st July, the independent day.
Colorful lights, the national blue flag with five stars and other beautiful slogans and boards are seen in the Mogadishu’s main roads as it is safe and in peace right now since Al-Qaeda linked group of Al-Shabab was removed from the capital last year.
1st July event comes as there are security progress, repairing and rebuilding in the capital Mogadishu while Somali diaspora are heavily returning to the country, in particular, Mogadishu city as well as well foreigners of different races come to Mogadishu.