President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud lands to Uganda to go to SNA trainees

Sunday March 19, 2023


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Kampala (AX) – A delegation led by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrived in Kampala, Uganda, on Saturday night time to conclude the preparation of Somali Armed Forces models that had accomplished their preparation in Uganda.

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud thanked the Ugandan authorities for aiding in rebuilding Somali forces preventing towards al-Shabaab. He emphasised the importance of reforming the Armed Forces, stating that they type the inspiration of the federal government and that a speedy victory within the conflict towards al-Shabaab could be achieved if the military is powerful.

Uganda’s President has already pledged to assist Somalia by preparation their Armed Forces and careworn the significance of reforming them. President Museveni of Uganda believes that Somalia’s safety drawback could be resolved by rebuilding the Somali National Army, enabling it to imagine accountability from the African Union ATMIS.

Uganda has been on a peacekeeping mission in Somalia since 2007. It has the most important contingent within the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), comprising Banadir (Mogadishu), Middle and Lower Shabelle areas.

In a latest interview with VOA Somali, Hussein Sheikh-Ali, the chief of workers of the Somali National Army, recounted that Somalia had despatched 3,000 troopers every to Eritrea and Uganda within the previous few weeks, and a further 6,000 recruits could be despatched to Ethiopia and Egypt. The objective, he stated, is to have 15,000 troopers equipped by the tip of 2023.Somalia’s Defense Minister recounted that the transfer was component to a bigger technique to amplify the range of educated troopers to fifteen,000 inside 2023. 

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