Somalia And Saudi Arabia agree to enhance Cooperation
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abshir Omar Jama, met with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah in New York on the margin of the work of the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly.
During the meeting, the ministers researched strengthening bilateral relations, expanding shared cooperation, including livestock and fisheries, increasing trade exchange, food security and drought, as well as the work of the Council of States overlooking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Eden.
A statement from Somalia’s Foreign Ministry “Ministers reaffirmed the depth of historic ties that bind the two sister countries at the public and official levels, with the need to be made to achieve common goals at all levels.”
The Saudi Foreign ministry said both sides also discussed “the most prominent regional and international developments and bilateral efforts made in their regard”.
In a statement the embassy said “During the meeting, the two ministers discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries and ways to enhance and support it, in addition to discussing the most prominent regional and international developments and bilateral efforts made in their regard,”
The meeting was attended by the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Wasil, and the Director-General of His Highness the Minister of Foreign Affairs office, Abdulrahman Al-Daoud.