President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived in the country on an official visit. President Mohamud was received at Entebbe International Airport by Foreign Affairs Minister Gen Jeje Odongo. He flew in on a chartered Uganda Airlines fight.
According to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, President Mohamud will be here for
three days and is expected to among others, attend the inaugural UgandaSomalia Investment and Business Summit.
The event is taking place at the Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo from today
up to Thursday this week.
The primary objective of the Investment and Business Summit is to provide a
platform for Private Sector/Business Community together with other relevant
stakeholders like Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to
freely exchange views and ideas on how to ease the cost of doing business,
and thus richly reap from existing and future business opportunities by
agreeing on how to overcome existing challenges, learn lessons and business
strategies for smooth mutual exchange between the two markets of Uganda
and Somalia and beyond.