Somalia: New President Hassan Sheikh pledges to work with Ethiopian Prime Minister
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Newly elected Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has pledged to work with beleaguered Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in what may form the present political dynamics within the Horn of Africa, which is combating instability.
Hassan Sheikh was elected on Sunday by an amazing majority of MPs, who lower ties with incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, an in depth ally of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
The two had labored intently collectively, even signing a tripartite pact, which promotes commerce in Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea. Farmajo has revived relations between Mogadishu and Addis Ababa as nicely as Asmara after an extended interval of suspicion.
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his finest needs for his re-election. He insisted on engaged on bilateral relations between the 2 sister nations within the Horn of Africa.
In his response to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud mentioned, “I look forward to working closely with you on common bilateral and regional interests.” Abiy Ahmed congratulated Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on his victory.
The Foreign Ministry mentioned on Tuesday that Ethiopia and Somalia are working to determine a joint ministerial committee to raise their bilateral relations in multifaceted areas of cooperation.
Elsewhere on Tuesday, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud continues his conferences with overseas diplomatic missions in Mogadishu. He was visited by ambassadors from Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, amongst others. Throughout his campaigns, he has insisted on selling a powerful overseas coverage.