Somali government, European Union sign new agreement

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Mohamed Hussein Roble, the Prime Minister of Somalia, has signed a multi-million dollar infrastructure agreement with the European Union (EU) for infrastructure development.

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said the project is important for the country’s development and this year they will focus specifically on development.

He pointed out that his government is committed to developing the infrastructure.

“I witnessed the signing and launch of the second phase of the 98.2 million Euro Development Program today. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Planning, Jamal Mohamed Hassan and the Ambassador of the European Union to Somalia Nicolas Berlanga, ” Said Roble.

He added: “I hope this program will contribute to the country’s economic growth.”

BY OSMAN HUSSEIN ALI