MoIFAR’s leadership today received a delegation led by Amb. Pirkka Tapiola, the Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the Federal Republic of Somalia. Finland is a partner of MoIFAR in the areas of reconciliation, local governance and stabilisation.

During the discussion His Excellency Ahmed Moallim Fiqi expressed his administration’s commitment to working closely with the government of Finland who has been an ally and a friend of Somalia.

Finland works with MoIFAR on Reconciliation, Local Governance, Stabilisation and more. The delegation which also included Amb. Johanna Jokinen Gavidia, Finland’s Deputy Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Jukka Pajarinen, Director of East and Horn of Africa as well as Ms Matleena Virkkunen Head Horn of Africa, expressed Finland’s commitment to working closely with the government of Somalia in order to achieve stability and reconciliation in the region.

“Somalia’s friends and international partners are encouraged by the new government’s efforts and initiatives”,

Pirkka Tapiola, Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the Federal Republic of Somalia.

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