Ban Ki-moon visits Somalia

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday visited Somalia to express solidarity with the people of the Horn of Africa country.

Mr. Ban held meetings with the Somali President Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed and other senior Somali government officials on the future of the country and how the international community can help.

During his visit, he announced that the United Nations Political Office for Somalia will relocate from Nairobi, Kenya to the Somali capital Mogadishu in January next year.

It is the first time in nearly two decades that a United Nations Secretary-General has visited Somalia.

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