Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble holds meeting with Turkish ambassador to Somalia
Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has on Sunday held meeting with the Turkish Ambassador Mehmet Yilmaz in his office in Mogadishu. The Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and the Turkish Ambassador discussed drought response, Turkish private sector investments and ways of addressing the devastating the drought that has severely affected several parts of the country. The two also discussed the cooperation between the two countries in different aspects and ways of further strengthening the relationship. The Turkish Ambassador to Somalia conveyed his pleasure of meeting the Somali Prime Minister, adding that they had fruitful engagement in relation to the two countries. “I am pleased to meet with HE Mohamed Hussein Roble, the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia. We had the opportunity to discuss drought relief, private sector investment in Turkey and other areas of cooperation,” said Mehmet. Turkey has remained a longstanding to Somalia and has been providing assistance to the Horn of Africa Nation since the collapse of the Sayid Barre military regime in 1991 with the two countries enjoying multi-faceted strong bilateral and security relations. Turkey inaugurated its biggest military base in Somalia in 2017 and has been providing training to Somali National Army and Police forces special troops.