By Goth Mohamed Goth
Somali Prime Minister Mr. Abdi Farah Shirdon Sayid has on behalf of the government of Somalia received assistance from the government of Djibouti in form of military aid and consisting of armed personnel carriers and heavy duty vehicles to be used by Somali National Army.
The Somali PM who is currently visiting Djibouti was accompanied by Somali defense Mr. Abdi Hakim Mahmoud Haji Faqi minister who signed a military cooperation agreement with the Djiboutian defense minister Mr. Hassan Dharaar Hufane inside Sheik Osman military Base,Djibouti City.
Somali PM reiterated that this visit intends to boost cooperation in multiple areas particularly in trade, security and political cooperation.
During the handover ceremony the Djiboutian Defense said,”We shall continue to support the Somali government as we have been doing in the past”,.
Mr. Abdi Shirdon Sayid said that his visit aims at strengthening existing bilateral ties and will mainly focus on business, security and political ties between the two countries.
Djiboutian is the first nation to assist the new Somali government with arms since lifting of a two decade UN arms embargo.