Mogadishu airport was closed forward of Djibouti’s president’s arrival

Mogadishu (AX) – Somalia has grounded civilian plane at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde airport forward of the arrival of Djibouti President Ismael Omar Guelleh on Wednesday.

Based on a press release by the Somali Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), civil flight operations at Aden Adde Airport have been suspended. The rationale given was “maintenance”. Emergency and technical flights are exempt from the journey ban.

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A number of roads had been additionally closed in anticipation of Guelleh’s arrival.

Studies say Ismaïl Omar Guelleh is anticipated to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for joint Somali-Djibouti improvement tasks.

Wednesday’s go to is Guelleh’s second in Mogadishu since Hassan Sheikh was elected president in Could.

President Mohamud was additionally one of many high-profile friends who attended a marriage ceremony for Guelleh’s youngest daughter – who married Sadak Omar Mohamed, Mogadishu’s former police chief – earlier this month.

Guelleh’s arrival comes as regional and federal leaders meet in Mogadishu as a part of the Nationwide Consultative Council. The leaders talk about the federalization of the judiciary, the separation of powers on the federal and state ranges and the continued offensive in opposition to al-Shabaab.

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