Sun 10-09-2017 22:05 PM
MOGADISHU, 10th September, 2017 (WAM) -- The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo", visited the UAE Military Training Centre in Mogadishu, where he was received by Mohammed Ahmed Al Othman, the UAE Ambassador to Somalia.
The Somalian President toured the centre and viewed its facilities, which were built and supported by the UAE to train the Somali National Armed Forces. He also met with the Emirati team and the military personnel responsible for the training of soldiers.
In a speech to the trainee soldiers, he stressed that the UAE plays a prominent role in rebuilding the Somalian armed forces.
He further expressed his gratitude to the UAE for its continuous efforts in supporting the security and stability of Somalia, equipping the national army, and rebuilding the nation.
The Somalian President was accompanied, during the visit to the UAE Training Centre in Mogadishu by a number of senior civilian and military officials.
At the end of the visit, Ambassador Al Othman thanked the Somalian President for visiting the UAE Training Centre in Mogadishu and for his efforts in strengthening relations between the two countries. He highlighted that the UAE continues to support security, stability and the development of Somalia.