IGAD Executive Secretary Condemns Attack on UN and AMISOM Compounds in Mogadishu
Oct. 14, 2019 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of IGAD Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim condemned the attack of yesterday Sunday on the United Nations and AMISOM facilities in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Amb. Maalim wished a quick recovery to the several persons injured in this attack he described as an evil terrorist attempt.
The Executive Secretary commended the United Nations Mission to Somalia (UNSOM) and the African Union Mission to Somalia for their role in supporting the government of the Federal Republic of Somalia and the Somali people in their quest for a peaceful and prosperous country.
Amb Maalim expressed IGAD's solidarity with the partners whose sterling performance in their mandate cannot be over emphasised. He also expressed commitment to support the Government and the people of Somalia in the stabilisation process.
Remembering the October 14th terror attack in Mogadishu a year ago, where over scores of people were killed and many more injured, IGAD Executive Secretary reiterated the regional organisation' commitment to support to the government and people of Somalia in their fight against all forms of terrorism.
Source: Inter Governmental Authority on Development