Hailemariam Desalegn Arrives in Mogadishu to attend IGAD Summit
Awramba Times (Mogadishu) – H. E Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia and current chairperson of the IGAD Assembly, has arrived in Mogadishu today, to attend the 28th summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson for Somalia, has welcomed the arrival of H.E prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn and other heads of state in Mogadishu.
The summit was attended by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, Somalian president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud,Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and others.
Ambassador Madeira said that the presence of the heads of States in Somalia is a clear dividend of returning stability in the country.
The war-torn nation of east Africa is holding this first ever regional summit in more than two decades of civil war.