Somalia president Hassan Sheikh meets UAE president in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI – Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the president of the federal republic of Somalia, held a gathering together with his United Arab Emirates [UAE] counterpart His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in a gathering which comes on the time the state has heightened the battle in opposition to violent extremism.

Somalia has been conducting operations in opposition to the Al-Shabaab extortionists who manipulate great swathes of rural central and southern components of the state however have misplaced important parts within the current previous. The Somali navy has been partnering with the us Africa Command and African Union Transition Mission in Somalia within the warfare.

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According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE, the 2 leaders mentioned ongoing relations between the 2 nations and areas for additional cooperation, “, especially with regard to enhancing development and stability in Somalia”.

The ministry reported that the assembly between the 2 leaders was held on the International Defence Exhibition and Conference [IDEX 2023], which is being held on the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre [ADNEC]. The UAE chief expressed gratitude to the visiting Somali president, noting that Abu Dhabi is eager to advertise peace and stability in Mogadishu.

“Following the meeting, the UAE President toured a number of pavilions of national and international companies participating at IDEX and was briefed on some of the latest innovations and technology in the defence industry,” the ministry famous.

During the tour, President Sheikh Mohamed was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs within the Presidential Court; and Staff Lt. General Engineer Issa Saif Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, the ministry famous.

Somalia has recently been working intently with UAE after relations had been restored following the victory of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in May 2022. The relationship was frosty in the course of the reign of Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, whose ties with Qatar ruined the UAE’s fortunes within the Horn of Africa nation.

The president has been on the shuttle diplomacy, calling for help from worldwide companions, specially on the warfare in opposition to Al-Shabaab, a bunch which has been pushing for destabilization of the state. Somalia has partly managed to weed out the militants from a number of fronts.

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