Friday, Sep 25, 2020

IGAD ES with Dr. Tewodros AdhanomForeign Affairs Minister Dr. Tewodros said Ethiopia would remain resolute in strengthening the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The Minister made his remarks at a meeting with IGAD's Executive Secretary, Mahboub Maalim, on Thursday (December 20th).

Dr. Tedros noted that Ethiopia attached great importance to IGAD's effort to boost regional integration and would always remain supportive of efforts to strength IGAD. Ethiopia would further intensify its efforts in connecting neighboring countries through infrastructural links, he added.

Executive Secretary Maalim said that IGAD had carried out tremendous activities under the leadership of Ethiopia, and called on the Ethiopian government to continue its support to improve and strengthen the regional body. The Minister and the Executive Secretary agreed on the need for the international community to provide timely and effective support to the new government in Somalia.


President Hassan Sh. Mohamud and Eng. Mahboub Maalim(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.

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