EGYPT READY TO HELP SOMALI BUILD STATE INSTITUTIONS

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says Egypt is ready to provide Somalia with all possible support to help it build its State institutions.

His comments came during a meeting here Sunday with visiting Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, the state-run MENA news agency reported.

Talks between the two presidents focused on ways to boost bilateral relations in all fields, as well as the latest security developments in Somalia.

Egypt is keen on activating all aspects of co-operation with Somalia, particularly in the economic and trading fields, President al-Sisi said.

President Mohamed, for his part, praised the historic role played by Egypt in support of Somalia in the past. He also urged President al-Sisi to give a push to trade and economic ties between the two countries in the coming period.

Source: NAM News Network