Somalia, Kenya’s presidents agreed to normalize bilateral relations and commerce

Nairobi – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta signed an eleven-point settlement after bilateral negotiations on the State House in Nairobi on Friday.

The two presidents agreed to strengthen safety, financial and political cooperation and take away obstacles to immigration.

According to the announcement issued by the 2 governments, the leaders agreed on the resumption of Kenyan Airways’ direct flights between Mogadishu and Nairobi, the fish merchandise from the Somalia Business Community to achieve entry to the Kenyan market and the resumption of Khat (Miraa) commerce between Kenya and Somalia.

Mohamud and Kenyatta additionally agreed that the borders between the 2 international locations would open, and visas for diplomatic passport holders from each international locations could be issued on arrival, whereas visa purposes for different classes of passports could be processed inside 24 hours.

The communication added that the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) between the 2 international locations would meet in Mogadishu in August 2022.

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