The Federal Republic of Somalia has appreciated Ethiopia’s support in its capacity-building programs.
In a meeting held at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education today, His Excellency Mr. Abdullahi Godah Barre, Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education of the Federal Republic of Somalia have acknowledged the contribution of the Government of Ethiopia on the Higher Education Sector. He has also said that the Federal Republic of Somalia is keen to strengthen its cooperation in capacity building programs.
Prof. Hirut W/Mariam, Minister of Science and Higher Education at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education on her part has said that the government of Ethiopia is committed to supporting Somalia further strengthening the cooperation, particularly in the capacity building programs. She has also noted that the government of Ethiopia is granting about one thousand Scholarship slots to Somali nationals every year in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. According to the Minister Ethiopia and Somalia are not only neighboring countries but also families.
The two parties have agreed to form a jointly technical team committee that will followup on the implementation of their bilateral agreement.