Somalia and Qatar ink co-operation agreements on Education and Aviation

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Doha, Thursday 19 March 2015 --

H.E Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke met with his Qatar counterpart H.E Abdullah Bin Nasser Khalifa al Thani in Doha today. The meeting centered on co-operation and the longstanding relationship between the two nations with the leaders agreeing on the need to forge closer ties on stabilisation, trade and investment as well as governance.

"I'd like to thank the government and people of Qatar for their unending support to Somalia.Our people remain grateful and I wish to share with you the good news of Somalia's progress and stability which Qatar has contributed to,"said PM Sharmarke.

Prime Minister Sharmarke who's on an official state visit to Qatar also witnessed the signing of two key agreements between the two nations to co-operate closely on education and aviation.

"These landmark agreements in the education and aviation sectors signed today represent the aspirations of my administration to fast-track the socio-economic development of our country after many years of instability and will foster economic growth and employment opportunities," said the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister is accompanied on the visit by Somalia's Foreign Minister Abdisalam Hadliye Omar, Planning and International Co-operation

Minister Abdirahman Aynte, Transport and Aviation Minister Ahmed Jama, Health Minister Hawo Hassan Mohamed and Somalia's Ambassador to Qatar Omar Idris.


Ridwaan Haji Abdiwali 
Government Spokesman, 
Doha, Qatar
Tel: 0097470284385
Twitter: @SomaliPM

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