Prime Minister Congratulates Turkey on the 90th Anniversary of its Independence


His Excellency Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon today congratulated Turkey on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of its independence.

The Prime Minister, said: “I want to send my warmest wishes to all those celebrating the 90th anniversary of Turkish independence.

“Turkey has shown the world what it is possible to do operationally in Somalia – in terms of humanitarian assistance, business, infrastructure, development and many areas.

“Our two countries have a special relationship and bond which will now be formally recognized and celebrated every year, with the 19th August declared as Turkey-Somalia Day. We salute and thank our irreplaceable friend for the leading role it is playing supporting the recovery of Somalia.”