President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud attends the Munich Security Conference in Germany

Munich, 13 February 2016: HE the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia is among the world leaders attending the invitation only 52nd Munich Security Conference.

Around 30 heads of state, 70 foreign and defence ministers are attending the conference.

Among the key topics of MSC 2016 are Stability in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Somalia, Europe’s response to the refugee crisis, the war in Syria, and the future of the European security order as well as arms control in cyber space.

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is expected to deliver a speech in which he will discuss Somalia’s progress and security issues and needs in the Horn of Africa in general.

The President is accompanied by his Foreign Minister, Abdisalam Hadliye Omer and other officials from the Federal Government of Somalia.

In addition to the conference program, a number of important multilateral and bilateral crisis meetings are set to take place on the sidelines of the MSC.

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Daud Aweis
Spokesperson
Office of the President
Federal Republic of Somalia
Email: daweis@presidency.gov.so
www.villasomalia.gov.so