10 May 2012

Somalia: SA, Mozambique Delegations Arrive in Capital

Mogadishu — A separate high-level delegation from South Africa and Mozambique on Thursday arrived at Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, reports said.

The south African delegation, ambassador Nidumis Ntushiga was led by the minister of justice and constitution, Jeffrey Radebe who held in-depth discussion with Somali government officials at the country's palace, Villa Somalia. Sources say both officials talked more about the new draft constitution process of Somalia.

The other delegation from Mozambique which was headed by the deputy foreign minister of Mozambique Dr. Edwardo received a cordial welcome at Aden Adde international airport in Mogadishu from Somali government officials and then they were escorted to presidential palace.

Dr. Edwardo, the deputy of Mozambique has held talks with TFG officials that related about the Somali national held at the jails of his country and bilateral relations.

Abdiweli Mohammed Ali, Somali PM told reporters during a joint press conference in Mogadishu that he was pleased for the arrival of these delegations in Mogadishu and he added that the officials from three nations, Somalia, South Africa and Mozambique agreed more issues concerning their countries.

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