The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today accepted credentials from the newly appointed German Ambassador, Andreas Peschke, and the newly appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mahmoud M. Auf, in Villa Somalia.
While welcoming the German Ambassador H.E Hassan Sh. Mohamud briefed him on the good and long relationship between Somalia and Germany, the President, said: "Somalia has benefited and is thankful for the many successful projects delivered by the German Government. Germany supports the development of our security forces, providing training and mentoring through the EU Training Mission.
"The benefits of the improved situation are already being witnessed as our economy grows, we hope to compete in the European market shortly through the export of products such as Bananas, as Somalia used to do in the early 1990s."
President Hassan's meeting with the Egyptian Ambassador discussed the historic relationship between Somalia and Egypt. "Our two countries have enjoyed a relationship dating back centuries. My government welcomes you as the new Ambassador and we look forward to working together in the area of security and diplomatic relations."
With an improved security situation and the new Somalia re-joining the international community many countries are restoring diplomatic relations with the Somalia.