Prime Minister Hailemariam congratulates the new President of Somalia

Prime Minister Hailemariam of Ethiopia has sent a message of warmest congratulations to the newly elected President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo'.

The Prime Minister said the fact that the Presidential election had been conducted peacefully and successfully was a major achievement for the people of Somalia and a landmark in the process of building peace and stability in the country.

He said he was convinced that Mr. Mohamed's election would further strengthen the longstanding friendly relations and the strategic partnership existing between the two countries. 

Prime Minister Hailemariam added that he wished to assure President Mohamed that he could always count on Ethiopia for all necessary support as he leads Somalia into what "would be a bright future for its people". He added his best wishes for the future progress, peace, and prosperity for the people of Somalia.