Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed popularly known as ‘Farmajo’ is set to make his first state visit to Kenya on this week Thursday 23/3/2017.
Briefing the media on Farmajo’s visit, State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said Kenya and Somalia enjoy warm and cordial relations founded on trust, cooperation and mutual interests.
The State House Spokesperson noted that Kenya and Somalia share common heritage on views pertaining to international issues and obligations.
Kenya is an ally of Somalia, battling the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab under African peacekeeping mission (AMISOM).
Kenya and Somalia leaders are expected to discuss various areas of engagement including Joint Commission include Security, Trade and investment, Civil Aviation, Education and Agriculture.
Others are Resources sharing and development, Livestock Development, Fisheries, Tourism, Immigration, Labour and Health.
The Spokesperson also announced that Kenya will host an IGAD Summit on Saturday 25/3/2017.