ISTANBUL, Turkey – The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has on Sunday met with members of the Somali community in Turkey.
President Farmajo briefed the members of the community on the overall situation in the country and the progress made by his government and the plans ahead.
Mr. Farmajo urged them to take advantage of the business, educational and investment opportunities available in Turkey.
He also called on both Somali community and business entrepreneurs in Turkey to help families facing food and water shortages due to a devastating drought in Somalia.
For their part, the Somali community briefed the President on their situation in Turkey, and shared their concerns and what needs to be done.
Somali president and his delegation have arrived in Istanbul on Thursday, where they attended the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, hosted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.