Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Puntland President Meets Ethiopia Prime Minister

Puntland State of Somalia

Somalia: Puntland President Meets Ethiopia Prime Minister

3 September 2013

Ethiopian Prime Minister H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn received in Addis Ababa on  Tuesday September 3 a Puntland Government delegation led by President of  Puntland State of Somalia H.E. Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole) including  Puntland Health Minister H.E. Dr. Ali Abdullahi Warsame.

Discussions included advancing security and governance in Somalia, issues relating  to the Somali Federal Constitution, and security and economic relations between  Ethiopia and Puntland.

The Ethiopian Prime Minister underlined that Ethiopia and IGAD Member States  agree that abiding to the Federal Constitution is the basis for rebuilding and  reconciliation in Somalia, including the formation of the remaining Federated States.

The Puntland President commended Ethiopia’s role in facilating the August 27  agreement signed in Addis Ababa between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Jubaland administration. President Farole also discussed strengthening relations  in security and economic cooperation to develop the sub-region.

The Puntland delegation led by President Farole arrived in Addis Ababa on  September 2 and Ethiopian Foreign Minister H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom hosted a  working dinner for the Puntland delegation Monday night.

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Prof. Muse Tegegne has lectured sociology Change &  Liberation  in Europe, Africa and Americas. He has obtained  Doctorat es Science from the University of Geneva.   A PhD in Developmental Studies & ND in Natural Therapies.  He wrote on the  problematic of  the Horn of  Africa extensively. He Speaks Amharic, Tigergna, Hebrew, English, French. He has a good comprehension of Arabic, Spanish and Italian.