Somali president on an official visit in Sudan
By Zahra Rashid
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Nairobi, Kenya - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is on an official visit in Sudan.
The President, accompanied by senior officials of his government, was received by his Sudan counterpart Mr. Omar Al- Bashir on Thursday morning.
The two statesmen who addressed the media after a close-door meeting, said that the main agenda of the discussion was about the relation between the two countries and how to strengthen it.
The president of Somalia, Mr. Hassan Sheikh, stated that the two nations will work hand in hand in maintaining the security of Somalia and the improving the living condition of the local population.
Mr. Mohamud also had a meeting with the Somali students and business community in Sudan, urging them to maintain great moral standards and take advantage of their time by studying so as to go back home and change the face of the war torn state to a better one.
He emphasized that they should go back home and work for their nation, making it a peaceful and stable place attractive for a sustainable development.
The president did not hesitate to warn the Somali population in Sudan, of whom most are youth, to detach themselves from acts of terrorism and killing of innocent people through suicide bombing.
Earlier visits of the president of the federal government of Somalia included, Kenya, Djibouti, Uganda and Ethiopia.