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Somalia Exports Livestock To Egypt

Storyline:National News

Somalia has for the first time in many years exported livestock to Egypt following an agreement signed between the two countries last year.

A ship carrying over 2000 camels arrived at Suez Canal on Thursday and a ceremony to welcome the Somali livestock was attended by Somalia’s minister of livestock and pasture Said Hussein Iid.Minister Iid said Egypt gave Somalia the green light to export all kinds of livestock to its country, an opportunity, he said, was not given to many other African countries.

He said the decision to allow Somalia export its animals to Egypt came as a result of continued effort by the current Somali government.He expressed hope that this new market for the Somali livestock will improve the economy of the country.