(Mogadishu, Somalia, November,04, 2012) The president of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud yesterday met the IGAD Executive Secretary, Eng. Mahboub Maalim, at his office in Villa Somalia. The Executive Secretary with a high level delegation of IGAD visited Mogadishu for the second time in two weeks and had productive discussions with the president of Somalia that addressed issues of cooperation and support for Somalia, with an emphasis on security improvement in the country and the role of IGAD in assisting the Somali government. This second meeting comes as Somalia enters a new and historic phase of peace and stabilization.