Thursday, June 9, 2016

UAE offers assistance to South-West State of Somalia

MOGADISHU, 9th June, 2016 (WAM) – The UAE has provided various forms of assistance to areas in Southwestern Somalia similar to the support provided to the Federal Republic of Somalia and its various regions.

The aid was delivered at the UAE's Embassy in Mogadishu in the presence of Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, UAE's Ambassador to Somalia, and Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan, President of South West State of Somalia.

The assistance included four pick-up trucks and four-wheel drive, an ambulance, a water tanker, as well as other forms of assistance, including food items, sugar, oil, dates, and rice as part of the Iftar Project, which is implemented by the UAE Embassy in various Somali regions and areas during the holy month of Ramadan.

The President of the South West State of Somalia, extended his thanks and appreciation to the UAE for its continued and generous support to the people and the Government of Somalia and its various regions through development and humanitarian projects in different areas.

For his part, Al Hammadi stressed that the UAE will continue to provide support and aid to Somalia and its various regions.

He pointed out that the assistance provided by the UAE to the Southwest State of Somalia comes within the framework of the projects offered by the country to support the security and stability in Somalia.