General Director :


Mr. Abdiaziz Ibrahim Adan Director General | Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Federal Government of Somalia | Mohamoud Harbi Rd, Behind the National Theatre | Mogadishu, Somalia


Mr. Abdiaziz Ibrahim Adan is the Director General of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Federal Government of Somalia, and previously, held the role of Permanent Secretary at the Ministry. Moreover, Mr. Ibrahim Adan is a member of the Gargaara Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Foreign Investment Board.

His past experience extends to the Ministry of Ports and Maritime of FGS, as Director of Procurement Department and has worked with organizations such as T4H Canada, IHRD, and Islamic Relief.

Mr. Ibrahim Adan, holds a Master in Public Administration (MPA), from Lincoln College University in Malaysia, and a Bachelor in Business Administration, from Indian Ocean University, in Somalia. Also, he has obtained an advanced diploma in International Trade Law and Trade Policy at Trade Policy Training Centre (TRAPCA), Arusha, Tanzania. Additionally, he successfully accomplished an Advanced Trade Policy at the National Board of Trade in Sweden.

With an eye for people and organizational development, Mr. Ibrahim Adan, spearheaded the restructuring, capacitating, and reshaping process of the most, in turn evolving it into one of the strongest in delivering much-needed public services to the Somali population, in particular to the private sector, he is the key player for Somalia’s trade reform who has successfully coordinated and overseeing of the establishment of the Somalia Trade Information Portal(STIP) and the creation of an online Somali Business Registration System, WTO accession process, trade facilitation, trade agreements, negotiations, and international markets. 

For more information please contact:

Office of the Communications and Media

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

About Us

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry administers two departments, the Department of Commerce and the Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (formerly Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion).


Mahmud Harbi Road • Warta Nabada
Mogadishu – Somalia

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Star – Thurs: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

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