Somali president flies to Japan for 7th TICAD summit
MOGADISHU – Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has flown to Japan on Monday for Japan to attend the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in the capital of Tokyo.
Mohamed departed from the capital of Mogadishu after receiving an invitation from the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.
The conference, which runs from 28th to 30th August 2019, will be attended by African leaders and Japan, representatives from the UN and AU, investors and experts on the future of bilateral relations, exploring the opportunities of technology and promoting.
In a statement released by the office of the country’s president, said Somali delegation will hold side-meetings with their counterparts attending the conference.
The summit is level international conference that focuses on the socio-economic development of Africa which was launched by Japan in 1993.