MOGADISHU – Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad has met with his Japanese counterpart Tarō Kōno on the sidelines of the 7th Session of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) summit.
Amb. Awad and Kōno discussed ways of enhancing bilateral relations, praising Japan’s stances in support of Somalia and its development path.
Somalia and Japan stressed the great importance of opening wider horizons of cooperation in several fields of mutual benefit between the two countries and the two friendly peoples.
He is among a high-level delegation led by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed who joined in the TICAD VII in Yokohama, Japan, from 28-30 August.
TICAD is a multilateral leaders’ forum on African development that was first convened in 1993 in Japan.