Enhancing Collaboration: Kenya and Somalia Forge Stronger Ties at Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting in Nairobi

Nairobi – High-ranking officials from Somalia and Kenya are currently participating in the Kenya-Somalia Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) meeting in Kenya, scheduled to run from May 3 to May 6, 2024.

Leading the Somali delegation is Mohamed Fatir, the Director of Africa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, along with Ambassador Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, who serves as the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to Kenya.

The conference is divided into two parts: the joint technical committee meetings from May 3 to 5 and the ministerial session scheduled for Monday, May 6. The ministerial session will be overseen by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Fiqi, and his counterpart, Dr. Musalia Mudavadi.

Throughout the sessions, discussions will revolve around enhancing trade cooperation, improving infrastructure, enhancing security measures, boosting agriculture, promoting tourism, advancing health initiatives, developing educational opportunities, and exploring the potential of the blue economy.

After the conclusion of the Kenya-Somalia Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Bare is expected to travel to Kenya for a meeting with President William Ruto.

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