Mogadishu (MFA Somalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Balal Mohamed Cusman, inaugurated today an Italian language course, which will run from June 22 to October 22, with the participation of 30 employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Italian language course is the first of its kind linguistically organized by the Diplomatic Institute since its re-launch after its reconstruction on December 2, 2019.

The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stressed the importance of this language course in developing the performance of employees and raising their efficiency in facilitating dealings and translations.

The inaugural language course was attended by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, H.E. Amb. Mohamed Ali-Nur Hagi, the Director General of Protocol, Adv. Hersi Haji Olosow, and the Director of the Diplomatic Institute, Mr. Abdiwali Hassan Hussein (Fadilatahu).