The high powered Somali leaders meeting between the federal government officials and the federal member states in the Somali Capital Mogadishu has been suspended.
All of the Somali federal member states leaders are currently in Mogadishu.
Reliable sources has confirmed to Radio Kismayo that prior to the conference of the heads of state and the federal government it was necessary to hold separate meetings of the heads of the federal and state governments.
It is also expected that the leaders will have a lunch meeting today where a number of issues will be discussed by the leaders ahead of the conference which is expected to open on Saturday.
The conference will be led by Somali President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo.
BY OSMAN HUSSEIN ALI