Buri Mohamed Hamza


Age: 73

Somali-Canadian politician who was among the legislators nominated to the newly established Federal Parliament of Somalia serving from 2012 to 2014 whose term as State Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation ended in October 2014 following a Cabinet reshuffle, but who subsequently served as the State Minister of Finance until December 2014 and was most recently appointed as the State Minister of the Premier's Office for Environment since February 2015.

Cause of Death: Killed in a building collapse during a terrorist attack

Born: 1943

Died: June 25, 2016

Mogadishu, Somalia