President Farmaajo is expected hold talks with President Erdogan on issues of humanitarian aid as well as security and establishments of capacity building support for Somalia.
The delegation led by Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been received well at Ankara Airport by Turkish following the official invitation by president Erdogan.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf Garad Omar, Federal lawmakers and other officials are accompanying the President during his trip to Turkey.
Last weekend, through phone conversation, Abdullahi congratulated his counter-part President Reccip Erdogan after his ruling party AKP won the Constitutional Referendum conducted in the country gives him more powers and opportunity to lead his nation as a united and strong Presidential State.
President Farmaajo has made tremendous efforts in focusing to make cooperation with foreign countries to improve the country’s bilateral trade.
Turkey’s visit is the fifth official visits to foreign countries made by president Farmaajo since he took office in February, 2017.
Turkey remained the only country that provided Somalia government humanitarian assistance support to over 6.2 million droughts-affected people.
Last week alone Turkish Ambassador to Somalia announced $8 million budgetary support to Somalia government.
However, according to Somali Prime Minister’s Office Hassan Khayre confirmed that the money was received into the Somali Central Bank.
Turkey established the construction of military training camp for Somalia in support to train and equip security forces that costs over $50 million.
Turkey also built in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu the largest Turkish Embassy in Africa.