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Turkish Foreign Minister Engages in High-Level Talks with Somali President

No additional details emerged from the gathering.In 2011, Somalia and Türkiye sealed a solid camaraderie after Turkish President (then Prime Minister) Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the Horn of Africa—a premiere for any non-African leader in over two decades.Türkiye cherishes long-standing bonds with Somalia, grounded in "win-win" principles, and has executed over 150 development aid ventures through the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) since 2011.Türkiye's biggest African embassy resides in Mogadishu’s…

High-Level Diplomatic Meeting: Somali Foreign Minister Engages with Chinese Counterpart in Vibrant Beijing

In a recent meeting in Beijing, Ahmed Moalim Fiqi, the Foreign Minister of Somalia, engaged in talks with Wang Yi, the Chinese Foreign Minister, to strengthen ties between their countries. Reports from Somali state media highlighted discussions on various subjects including politics, security, humanitarian issues, and the economy of Somalia and the surrounding region. Minister Fiqi participated in the Arab-Chinese Cooperation Forum's tenth Ministerial Meeting in Beijing, where he encouraged foreign businesses and banks to…

Freshly appointed UN ambassador holds a summit with President Mohamud and Premier Barre

In Mogadishu, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Hamse Abdi Barre separately met with UN envoy James Christopher Swan. President Mohamud and Swan discussed deepening collaboration between the Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations, particularly in the realms of aid, peace, and security. President Hassan Sheikh shared with Ambassador James Swan the government's endeavors in combating terrorism, fostering economic growth, and advancing the overall progress of the nation. He expressed hopes…

Enhancing Bilateral Ties: Somali Prime Minister Convenes with Swedish Justice Secretary

In Mogadishu, Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre met with Anders Hall, State Secretary of the Swedish Ministry of Justice. Barre and Mr. Hall talked about strengthening the ties between Somalia and Sweden in various beneficial areas. Barre commended Sweden for its support and encouraged more contribution to Somalia's development and democratization efforts. Mr. Hall praised the Somali government's firm stand against international terrorism and recognized progress in security against the Kharijites. Sweden, a major donor to…

Boosting Community Engagement: Somali Police Chief Collaborates with Religious Leaders

Somali Police Chief General Sulub Ahmed Firin met with Somali clerics in Mogadishu to discuss improving cooperation between the police and religious leaders in the community. During the meeting, some scholars praised the police for their efforts in combatting the dissemination of inappropriate content on social media by young individuals. The clerics also appreciated the Chief's decision to consider the memorization of the Qur'an equivalent to possessing a high school diploma for those looking to join the Somali Police…

Hirshabelle President Convenes Security Summit to Coordinate Anti-al-Shabab Campaign

In Jowhar, Hirshabelle Regional State leader Ali Abdullahi Hussein Guudlawe met with the Minister of Security, Middle Shabelle governor, Jowhar district commissioner, and army forces to discuss reclaiming remaining areas from al-Shabab in Hirshabelle State. The President was briefed on security operations, military strategies, and efforts to eradicate al-Shabab militants in the state. President Guudlawe emphasized the need to boost security measures and eliminate the Khawarij, praising the importance of security as his top…

High-Level Talks: Somali Foreign Minister Convenes with UN Deputy Representative for Diplomatic Dialogue

In Mogadishu, Somalia's Foreign Minister Ahmed Moallim Fiqi Ahmed had a meeting with UN's Deputy Special Representative, Mr. Raisedon Zenenga. They discussed the progress in security and politics and the cooperation between Somalia and the UN. The meeting focused on creating a joint technical committee from Somalia and the UN to work on the transition process towards a UN country office. This collaboration aims to enhance the relationship between the Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations. Recently, UN…

Jubbaland State Leader Convenes with Lower House Speaker to Deliberate on Countrywide Progressions

In Mogadishu, the leader of Jubbaland State, Ahmed Mohamed Islam, held talks with Lower House Speaker Sheikh Adan Mohamed Noor Madobe to discuss important national matters. The leaders focused on combating al-Shabab, dealing with potential floods, and addressing political issues in Jubbaland State. The Federal Government's Minister of Animal Husbandry, Hassan Hussein Mohamed Elaay, also joined the meeting to address the impact of floods on livestock in Jubbaland. Severe rains and flash floods have wreaked havoc and forced…

Meeting of Somali President and Kenyan President Ruto in the Vibrant City of Nairobi

Nairobi (AX) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud touched down in Nairobi, Kenya over the weekend for a meeting with Kenyan President William Ruto. The two leaders engaged in discussions centered on regional peace and security, as well as enhancing partnerships in trade and investment, at State House in Nairobi. Recently, Kenya and Somalia inked a deal to work together on political consultations, education, and defense. Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, who also oversees Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, along with…

Encounter in Manama: Somali Prime Minister Convenes with Iraqi President in Bahrain

In Manama, Bahrain, Somali Prime Minister Hamsa Abdi Barre met with Dr. Abdul Latif Rashid, the President of Iraq, to discuss strengthening their countries' relationship. They also talked about enhancing cooperation in security and exchanging experiences in that field. The meeting focused on mutual interests in security, economy, culture, education, and health, aiming to benefit both nations. Prime Minister Barre highlighted the longstanding relationship between Somalia and Iraq, united in combating terrorist groups within…

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