MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News) – Somali delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister, Mahdi Mohamed Guled, arrived in Jordan to attend counter-terrorism conference.
The conference which is expected to open on Sunday will focus on how to counter violent extremism ideologies through economic and military means across the globe.
Mr. Guled who is accompanied by the deputy minister for security and other senior federal government officials is expected to address the conference.
Various heads of state are scheduled to attend the forum that is set to produce concrete steps to deal with the threats posed by violent extremist groups in various parts of the world.
Somalia is among the countries that have suffered attacks by terror groups such as al Shabaab and Islamic state.
Two top military officials who were spearheading the fights against al Shabaab were killed in landmine on Friday outside Mogadishu.
Al Shabaab claimed the responsibility for the attack.