PM Kheyre and UN envoy discuss Somalia’s 2020 priorities (PHOTOS)

Somali prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheire on Saturday met with UN envoy in Mogadishu barely two days UN called for the resumption of Somalia-Somaliland.

In a twitter post, UNSOM said UN envoy to Somalia James Swan held talks with Prime minister on the country’s 2020 priorities amid the Horn of Africa nation is expected to hold election late this year.

“UN envoy to #Somalia, James Swan, today met with @SomaliPM Hassan Ali Khayre – the topics the pair discussed included the country’s national priorities for 2020 and how the world body can best support delivering the country’s goals,” the post reads.

The officials discussed mean UN could support Somalia’s efforts to stabilise the country and improve the security.

Late last week, UN envoy to Somalia who visited Hargeisa has called on the authorities of Somalia and Somaliland to hold dialogue to iron out their political differences.

UN envoy emphasised that resolving differences between Somalia and Somaliland could take part in improving security of the Horn of Africa nation.

“We believe there are many areas in which greater cooperation could improve security, promote economic growth, and improve the lives of the people,” said Swan.

Swan said that while the two the parties remain divided politically, there are areas they can work together to benefit their people.

“We believe there are many areas in which greater cooperation could improve security, promote economic growth and improve the lives of the people,” he said.

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