MOGADISHU(Halbeeg News)- The president of the federal republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and delegation jetted off to Juba, South Sudan on Wednesday.
President Farmajo and his delegation will attend a ceremony scheduled to finalize the agreement reached by president Salva Kirr of South and his former deputy president and rival, Riek Machar in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian capital.
During his stay in South Sudan, president Farmajo is also expected to hold separate meetings with the leaders attending the event in Juba.
June this year, President Farmajo attended a meeting of Intergovernmental Authority on Development ( IGAD) summit which discussed the situation in South Sudan.
IGAD summit came hours after a meeting between President Salva Kirr of South Sudan and his rival Riek Machar.
President Kiir and his former vice president and rival met for the first time in two years in Addis Ababa for talks hosted by the new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Late June, South Sudan’s President Salva Kirr and signed peace agreement with the rebels in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.
The agreement made in the Sudanese capital Khartoum aims to end a war in which tens of thousands of people have been killed. Previous peace deals have broken down.
“The parties will continue talks in Khartoum to discuss the arrangements for implementing the ceasefire, and after it comes into place the issue of power-sharing will be discussed,” Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed told Reuters.