Dar es Salaam – Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad attended the 18th African-Nordic Foreign Ministers’ meeting held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, which lasted from 7 to 8 November.
The Africa-Nordic Foreign Ministers’ Meeting is an important annual forum for informal and open-minded discussions between Africa and the Nordic countries.
The meeting which was discussed on ways to promote peace, security, trade and investment, was attended by some 29 African countries and Nordic countries such as Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
Amb. Awad called on Nordic countries for strategic partnership in tourism and investment, saying that Somalia is a virgin country rich in natural resources, fisheries, fertile agricultural lands as well as livestock.
He also noted that benefiting from this wealth will end unemployment and violence.