9 July 2018

Somalia: Farmajo Arrives in Turkey for Erdoğan's Oath-Taking Ceremony

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in Ankara, joining leaders attending the Oath-taking Ceremony of Turkish President.

The President accompanied by top government officials and ministers left Djibouti for Turkey on the invitation of the Turkish government, according to sources at his office.

The plan carrying Somali delegation has landed at Ankara International Airport on Sunday evening and received a warm welcome from Turkish officials.

President Farmajo will be among more than 25 Presidents and Emir scheduled to attend Erdogan's inauguration ceremony at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on Monday.

Erdogan who was re-elected last June in a landmark victory has made development and change in Turkey since his Islamic-rooted ruling party first came to power in 2002 after years of secular domination.

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