Mogadishu — High-level U.S. and UK envoys paid on Sunday unannounced one-day visit in the seaside Somali capital, Mogadishu, the first highest-profile visit by U.S. diplomat in Somalia in nearly two decades.
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson and UK's envoy for Somalia Mark Bott, met on Sunday with President Sheikh Sharif Sheik Ahmed and Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali at the presidential palace.
Sources at the Somalia's palace, told Shabelle Media that both diplomats spoke with officials issues related the recently published World Bank report accusing Somali government of embezzling $ 130 million and the Roadmap.
The funds allocated to the TFG for the 2009 and 2010 year.
The World Bank says that funds allocated to the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia, have been misused $ 130 million and unaccounted for.
Carson's trip to Somalia proved that security progress was made by Somali AU forces in this year after Al shabab pulled Mogadishuand more areas in south and central Somalia.