One Day IGAD summit concluded in Mogadishu
Mogadishu, 13 September 2016 (Mareeg)—- Heads of State and Government from the Intergovernmental Authority (IGAD) are to hold their summit in the Somali capital, Mogadishu for the first time since the regional body was established in 1986.
The summit was open this morning with the attendance of the seven member states, which are the Federal Republic of Somalia, Delegate from Republic of Sudan, President Republic of Kenya, Foreign minister of Republic of Djibouti, Republic of South Sudan, Prime minister of Republic of Ethiopia and president Republic of Uganda.
The summit has discussed the crisis of South Sudan, the ongoing preparations of Somalia elections and other crucial businesses and cooperation among the member states.
The Kenya president who has spoken to the media said Somalia has greatly improved in terms of security and economy and he is very happy to be here in Mogadishu.
The Somalia president who has spoken to media has also praised the Somali security service who he says “has done superb job in securing the safety of the delegate and citizen at large”