UAE welcomes Somali PM’s initiative
ABU DHABI, 1st February 2022 The UAE has welcomed the apology made by Mohamed Hussein Roble, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, for the incident that took place at Mogadishu Airport in April 2018, involving seizure of funds and aid sent to support the people of Somalia.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement that the Somali Prime Minister’s initiative reflects the depth of historic ties between the two brotherly countries and the appreciation to the UAE’s role in supporting the government and people of Somalia.
The Ministry also lauded Roble’s move and his expression of appreciation to the UAE for its decades-long support of his country.
It emphasised that the UAE will continue strengthening historic relations with the brotherly people of Somalia and providing necessary support to achieve peace, stability and development in the country.