Mohamed receives Somali president
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received today President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of the Federal Republic of Somalia at Al Bahr Palace.
Sheikh Mohammed and President Mohamoud discussed ways of consolidating fraternal ties and their enhancement to better serve mutual interests of the two countries and their peoples.
The two sides also tackled co-operation between the two countries in terms of the major development projects being implemented by the UAE in Somalia in development, humanitarian and economic fields, and assistance lent to vital educational, health, and services facilities. They also took note of the latest developments in the region and of the issues of mutual concern.
Sheikh Mohamed affirmed the UAE’s commitment to support the aspirations of the Somali people with regard to security, stability, development and nation building, and hoped that peace and welfare would prevail in Somalia.
The Somali president valued the vital role of the UAE in supporting stability in Somalia through its developmental projects which contributed towards meeting the requirements of the Somali people.
Lt. General Hamad Al Shamsi, Chairman of the State Security Apparatus, Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouie, Undersecretary of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, and Abdel Qadir Shaikhi Mohammed Al Hatemi, Ambassador of Somalia to the UAE, attended the meeting.