Historic IGAD summit opens its doors in Mogadishu

By NepJournal September 13, 2016 15:48

Historic IGAD summit opens its doors in Mogadishu

By Nep Journal Correspondent:


President Uhuru Kenyatta (seated) shares a light moment with his Somalia Counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on arrival at Mogadishu for the IGAD summit.

The much anticipated IGAD summit in Mogadishu opened its doors this afternoon with huge delegations from member countries arriving to attend the summit.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Haille Mariam Desaleign led other leaders in the meeting being held at the volatile city for the first time in decades.

Somali presidency spokesman Daud Aweys told the local media the war torn nation’s upcoming elections as well as the South Sudan conflict will be among the agendas of discussion at the forum underway at the City’s Peace hotel.

Reports indicate Djibouti President Ismail Guelle made a turn after his plane developed problems midair.

The Kenyan delegation include Majority leader Aden Duale, Foreign CS Amina Mohamed and Kamukunji MP Yusuf Hassan among other officials.


President Uhuru arrives at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International airport.




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By NepJournal September 13, 2016 15:48

Photo of the day!

Marching in solidarity with Mogadishu attack victims in Nariobi.

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