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Somalia and Turkey to boost Military Cooperation

Somalia and Turkey have once again reiterated their commitment to work towards enhancing cooperation on military and national security to boost citizen protection and defense. This followed talks between Somalia’s chief of Defense Forces Maj. General Dahir Adan Elmi and his Turkish counterpart, Turkey’s chief of Defense forces General Yaşar Güler. The two Generals met …

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Somalia and Turkey discuss Educational Affairs

Turkey and Somalia held significant talks to create an enabling environment for Somali students admitted in various institutions of higher learning in Turkey. The Minister for Education, Culture & Higher Education Abdullahi Godah Barre met the President of Higher Education Council famously known as YOK, Prof. Dr. M. A. Yekta Saraç in Ankara. He was …

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Somalia participates in Turkey-Africa Trade forum – makes investment agreements

Somalia and Turkey’s trade relations have received a boost following a lengthy ministerial meeting between Somalia’s Minister for Commerce and Industry Mohamed Abdi Hayir Maareeye and his Turkish counterpart, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan. The leaders, who held talks on the sidelines of the second Turkey Africa Economic and business forum in Istanbul agreed to speed …

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Somalia’s Dr Hawa Abdi wins Lifetime Achievement Award

It has been a moment of pride for Somalia as renown humanitarian Dr. Hawa Abdi was awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement award during the TRT World Citizen awards held in Istanbul, Turkey. She was among winners from different categories who were rewarded for their efforts and support to humanity. Dr. Hawa’s daughter Dr Deqo Mohamed, who …

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Somali Students in Turkey Soccer Tournament ends in Bursa.

The Second edition of the Association of Somali Students in Turkey (UMASET) organized Soccer tournament reached its climax this weekend in Bursa with Karabük team lifting the trophy after drubbing Kastamonu 5-1. The week-long bonanza brought together ten teams of Somali students from Manisa, Samsun, Kastamonu, Denizli, Uşak, Karabük, Giresun, Istanbul, Kocaeli and Bursa, the host …

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