MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of TICAD7 conference in Japan’s city of Yokohama.
Mr. Mohamed and Abe discussed on ways of enhancing bilateral relations, job creation, security and Japan’s stances in support of Somalia.
He urged PM Abe to continue training Somali Police Force, coast guards, fishing in the war-ravaged nation of Somalia.
Japan was also asked to make investments into Somalia for the next three years, according to a statement released by the president’s office.
For his part, Japan PM Abe reiterated his support to Somalia, praising latest developments made in Somalia.
Somali president is among other African leaders who joined in the 7th session of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) summit which ran from 28-30 August.
TICAD is a multilateral Leaders’ Forum on African Development that calls first convened in 1993 in Japan