Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Amb Ahmed Isse Awad received the Swedish Ambassador to Somalia Mr. Andreas von Uexküll in his office.

The meeting comes after the Minister assumed his duties as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Ambassador extended his congratulations to the Minister.

In the meeting the two officials discussed wide range issues including doubling up the bilateral development cooperation, trade and investment and the issue of the Somali diaspora.

The Minister conveyed his thanks and gratitude to the Swedish Government and its people for their continued support to Somalia in the sectors of security, humanitarian and state building.

The meeting was attended by the Deputy Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Mukhtar Mahad Daud, Director General of national protocol Adv. Hersi Haji Olosow, and other directors in the political and legal departments.