Somalia – 8 April 2016

IMF: Somalia’s Efforts at Rebuilding its Economy ‘Bearing Fruit’

The International Monetary Fund says Somalia has marked a milestone in its development by taking steps to normalize relations with international financial institutions.

The IMF said Wednesday that a mission led by Rogerio Zandamela met with Somali authorities in Nairobi from March 30 to April 5 to discuss a staff-monitored program that will focus on policies to improve governance and fiscal management and foster development in the financial sector.

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EU foreign policy Chief welcomes deal on Somalia election model

The European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has expressed her appreciation with the recent agreement signed between Somalia Federal Government and the northeastern State of Puntland, Garowe Online reports.

Mogherini hailed the deal on election model during a meeting with Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom.