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Somalia signs air transport deal with Saudi Arabia

Storyline:National News

A delegation led by Somali minister for transport Ali Jamaa Jangili was on Thursday received in Jeddah town by President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) Sulaiman Alhamdan.

The meeting discussed ways and prospects of improving cooperation between the two countries in the field of air transport.

The sides signed a memorandum of understanding after a round of negotiations between them.

Capt. Abdulwahid Ahmed from the Somali and Capt. Abdul-Hakeem Albdur, assistant to the GACA president side signed the agreement.

According to the MOU, the national carriers of each side will start regular passenger and cargo flights between the two countries to destinations to be determined later.