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Somalia’s President-Elect Congratulates the New President of the UAE Mohamed Bin Zayed
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Somalia’s President-Elect Congratulates the New President of the UAE Mohamed Bin Zayed

The President-elect of Somalia congratulated the new President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia dwlivered his congratulatory messages to Mohamed Bin Zayed of the UAE. Zayed takes over as the new President of the UAE after the death of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan. The 73-year-old Zayed al-Nahyan passed on May 13 and was accorded State funeral. Mohamud wished Zayed “the best of success” as he takes the rein of power the UAE. He also prayed to Allah to ease Zayed for his responsibilities as embarks on leading the UAE in the coming years. Hassan said that he would closely work with the new President for the mutual benefit and interest of both Nations. UAE and Somalia has not having good diplomatic and working relations in the last three years after the Federal government of Somalia cut ties with the middle East Nation in 2018 after seizure of huge amount of money at Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu. However, Outgoing Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble apologized to the UAE early this year and ordered for the resumption of ties between the two Nations. Since then UAE has been involved in the mitigation of drought and other development projects in the Horn of Africa Nation.