Somali police chief meets British ambassador to Somalia
Somali Police Force Commander, Major General Abdi Hassan Hijar has held talks with the new UK Ambassador to Somalia Kate Foster. The two sides discussed a number of issues, including strengthening British support for the force and ensuring security for the elections. Gen. Hassan is the police commissioner and tasked with the provision of security in the horn of African nation. ''Commander of the Somali Police Force Gen. Abdi Hassan Hijaar met with the British Ambassador to Somalia Kate Forter,'' SPF said in a tweet. ''The meeting focused on the security of the Federal Elections and the UK's support for the Police Force,'' During the meeting, which took place at the UK Embassy in Mogadishu, the two officials exchanged briefings, with the Ambassador praising the hard work of the Somali Police Force. The Chief of Police thanked the UK Government for its support to Somalia in general and the Police Force in particular. The UK government is one of the main supporters of Somalia's state-building process, including security forces and the police.