Somali president receives credentials from Qatari ambassador
MOGADISHU —The president of Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has on Saturday received credentials from the newly-appointed Qatari ambassador to Somalia, Hassan Hamza Assad.
Mr. Farmaajo and the Qatari ambassador discussed the prospects of strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries, according Villa Somalia Twitter.
Farmajo has congratulated the Ambassador on his new position and expressed hope that the bilateral relations will be beneficial for both countries.
The new ambassador presented a message from the current Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to President which he pledges support to the Federal government of Somalia and its people.
The meeting comes as sour of diplomatic relations between Somalia and United Arab Emirates after Somali authorities seized an aircraft from UAE with nearly $10 million dollars at airport in Mogadishu.
Reporting by Abdirisak Mohamud Tuuryare from Mogadishu, Somalia