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SomaliaHassan Sheikh Mohamud, has sent congratulatory messages to his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of independence.

President Mohamud in a statement said that Djibouti is shoulder that the Somali Nation relies on and appreciated the role that the Horn of Africa Nation played in the rebuilding of Statehood in Somalia after Tyr collapse of its government in 1991.

“Our brothers and sisters in Djibouti, you are a shoulder we rely on. We share a history and culture. We appreciate your role in rebuilding Somalia’s statehood,” the president said in an official statement.

Furthermore, the Speaker of the House of People of the Federal parliament Sheikh Adan Mohamed Nur reiterates Somalia’s solidarity with Djibouti and underscored the milestones Djibouti achieved in the areas of social, financial and infrastructure.

“Today Djibouti is not only celebrating the end and defeating of colonial rule, but it has also achieved huge milestones in social, financial, and infrastructure sectors in the last 45 years,” the speaker’s office noted in the statement to the media.

Djibouti annually observes 27th , June as the country’s declaration of independence from France. An independence referendum was held in the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas on 8 May 1977 alongside elections for a Constituent Assembly.



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