DODOMA (HORN OBSERVER) – Somalia and Tanzania have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties following a meeting between the new Somali Ambassador and Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu in Dodoma.
In a statement, Somalia’s foreign ministry said Zahra Ali Hassan, recently appointed to represent Somalia in Tanzania, presented her credentials to Tanzanian President Suluhu on Monday.
â€œAmbassador Zahra Ali Hassan presented her credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the United Republic of Tanzania to the President of Tanzania, HE (Madam) Samia Suluhu Hassan, during a ceremony held at the presidential palace in the capital, Dodoma, â€the ministry said.
During the meeting, Hassan conveyed greetings from the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo”, according to the statement.
The Ambassador stressed her concern for moving forward in strengthening the ties of partnership and bilateral cooperation between Somalia and Tanzania to achieve the progress and prosperity of the two friendly countries and peoples.
For her part, the Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu, welcomed the new Somali Ambassador, wishing her every success in her duties entrusted to strengthening friendly relations rooted in the depths of history.