A MoPIC lead delegation, consisting of representatives from different institutions of the Federal Government of Somalia traveled to Ankara, Turkey at the invitation of the Ministry of Development.
The Somali Delegation was lead by H.E Abdullahi Sheikh Ali the Deputy Minister of Planning and International Cooperation and consisted of representatives of the Ministries of Finance, Public Works, Energy and Mining as well as the Central Bank of Somalia.
During the two day meeting discussions were wide ranging with most discussions focused on the current socio-economic situation of Somalia as well as the National Development Plan which is currently be developed by the Ministry of Planning.
The Ministry of Development through the remarks of the Under-Secretary of the Ministry Mustafa Cuneyd Duzyol pledged to work closely with the government of Somalia in developing a Somali owned development plan as well as providing long term programme support in the areas of fiscal, monetary and infrastructure policy in Somalia.