IGAD Executive Secretary, Eng. Mahboub Maalim, met in Cairo, H.E. Mr. Amr Moussa, the Secretary General of the Arab League. The parties discussed wide ranging issues including the situation of Somalia and Sudan and the implementation of joint projects in the areas of agricultural development, food security, and the refugees in the region.
The Arab League is a regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League is member of the IGAD Partners Forum.