On behalf of UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, participated in the inauguration ceremony of Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Sheikh Shakhboot conveyed to President Mahmoud the greetings of President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, wishing Somalia and its people further progress and development.
The President of Somalia reciprocated the greetings and expressed his appreciation for the UAE’s participation in the ceremony, wishing the UAE continued growth and prosperity. In building on the historical relationship between the UAE and the Somali people, sheikh Shakhboot reaffirmed the UAE’s commitment to continue to support and assist the Somali people.
He underscored the UAE’s keenness to continue working with partners to promote peace in Somalia and achieve regional stability, stressing its full solidarity with the Somali people in efforts to combat terrorism while ensuring continued development and prosperity, which in turn, promotes global peace and security.