Director General of AFAD was in a Meeting with Somalian Committee 01 October 2013
(26 September 2013)
Director General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY attended to a meeting which was held under the presidency of Deputy Prime Minister H.E Bekir BOZDAĞ in the building of Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities.
Somalian Prime Minister Abdi Farah SHIRDON emphasised that, Prime Minister of Turkey, H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN is the first international leader who had visited Somalia after 22 years and thanked Turkish Government and Turkish People about humanitarian aids which have sent for 2 years.
Somalian Prime Minister also condoled for special operation police who was martyred caused by an attack in Turkish Embassy in Somalia and censured the attack and said “There is a country in the world which has helped us. This country is Turkey which has bestowed hand on us. That is why, I am here to thank Turkey."
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