Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre receives UNICEF team at his office

Photographer: Abdishukri Haybe

MOGADISHU – Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre met Wednesday with a delegation from the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), headed by the Regional Director for East and Southern Africa of Unicef Mohamed Fall.


According to the Somali National News Agency, the Prime Minister and the Unicef delegation discussed important issues regarding the charitable activities of the organization and the promotion of humanitarian aid and support provided by the organization to the people, especially Somali children.

During the meeting, Barre thanked the Unicef officials for the humanitarian support that the organization provides in the care of Somali children, urging them to increase their efforts toward finding a lasting solution to the existing problems.

In turn, the Regional Director for East and Southern Africa of Unicef affirmed that the agency is committed to strengthening the cooperation and relationship it has with the Somali government, in order to improve the safety and health of the Somali children and to support them in adapting to climate change and its effects on Somalia.



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