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UAE exerts utmost efforts to save Somalia, revive its economy, says Puntland State

Storyline:National News

President of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, praised the huge efforts exerted by the UAE to save his country and restore its stability and security.

The Somali official affirmed that the UAE supports Somalia in the security, political and economic fields and implements vital investment projects in his country. “The UAE exerts its utmost efforts to save Somalia and works to restore Somalia’s security and stability, and to revive its economy,” he said.

The Voice of Somalia website quoted Ali as saying during a press conference held after his tour in three countries, including the UAE, that he met with a number of Emirati government and private sector officials and discussed with them avenues of cooperation as well as ways to support various sectors of the Government of Puntland.

He noted that the discussions focussed on the security, economic and political fields as well as the investment domain. He also added that all his meetings with the UAE officials were successful, pointing out that within the coming few weeks, a number of Emirati investors and officials will arrive to support the population in the north eastern areas of Somalia.