MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News) – Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo this morning travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
The plane carrying the President and his entourage departed Adan Adde International Airport shortly before 10:00 am on Wednesday.
Several ministers and lawmakers led senior government officials in seeing off the President.
The leaders of IGAD member states are expected to hold the 33rd extraordinary summit in Addis Ababa today against the backdrop of tectonic changes happening in the Horn of Africa region.
The Summit will focus on the discussions the Important decisions with enormous implication for regional peace and stability expected to be made.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, who is the current chairperson of the IGAD, will chair the meeting.
South Sudan, Eritrea and Eritrea-Djibouti issues will be high on the agenda.
Eritrea will rejoin the IGAD and South Sudanese parties are expected to sign the last revitalized peace agreement.
During the summit, President Farmajo is expected to meet with leaders from the region on security and political issues.
Source: Halbeeg News