President Sheikh Mohamud Says Somalia Is Ready To Receive Dadaab Refugees


Somalia President Sheikh Mohamud says his country is ready to receive Dadaab refugees.

President Mohamud who was on a three-day official visit to Kenya assured the refugees of inclusion in the process of state building, peace building and national reconciliation.

The Somalia President said they are working together with the Kenyan Government to make sure that the repatriation process is done in a manner that is humane and dignified as per the Tripartite Agreement.

“Somalia needs its people back home a process which has to end in a smooth, friendly and amicable manner,” said Mohamud.

The Somalia President and President Uhuru Kenyatta also discussed a wide range of bilateral and multilateral issues in particular peace, security and stability in Somalia, repatriation of refugees from Dadaab and economic cooperation.

On bilateral cooperation, the two leaders directed the immediate convening of the Joint Commission for Co-operation to follow up on its implementation particularly on joint border crossing and security, trade and investment, health, education, sports and youth, culture and scientific research and communication.