Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrives for first visit to Somalia

President Isaias Afwerki departs today, 13 December for a working visit to Federal Republic of Somalia .

The historic visit of President Isaias to Somalia is in continuation of the consultative summits between the leaders of Eritrea,Somalia and Ethiopia.

The first visit of President Isaias to Somalia is also based on the historical ties between the two countries.

Upon arrival in Mogadishu, President Isaias was accorded warm welcome by President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed and other senior Somali government officials accompanied with the national anthem of the two countries. The two leaders also held discussion at the National Palace on bilateral relations.