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UAE Delivers Second Military Aid to Somalia

Storyline:National News

3For the second time a raw the government of United Arab Emirate has delivered a consignment of armored vehicles, 4WD’s, motor bikes and Truck-Tanks to Somalia, this time to federal Police.

The aid was received by the Internal Security minister Abdirizak Omar Mohamed and Police Chief General Mohamed Sheik Hassan Hamud, who both commended the generosity of UAE.

General Hamud said that this kind of held would boost the capacity armed forces and push their reach beyond current limitations.

In a brief hand-over ceremony at the UAE Mogadishu embassy, the ambassador cemented their resolve to help their Somali brothers and sisters in gaining lasting peace.

This comes just over a week after UAE delivered same package to regional federal unit of Jubbaland to the astonishment of many, including federal officials.

This week the UAE foreign Minister Sheik Abdullah Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan was in Mogadishu signing aviation deal with the Somali Federal government, and in just two days later Flydubai, state run airline launched its inaugural flight to Hargeysa, the semi-autonomous separatist region of Somaliland.

Emirate seems to be upping their stake in Somalia and engaging deeply than the usual.

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