The Minister of Ports and Maritime Transport of the Somali Government Ms. Maryan Aweys Jama and a delegation led by her arrived in Kismayo, and were welcomed at the airport by the Minister of Civil Aviation and Transport Abdullahi Dubat Shiil and other members.
The minister was accompanied by a delegation of ministry staff and members of the Mogadishu Port Authority.
After a brief welcome and rest at the airport, the two ministers and their accompanying delegation proceeded directly to inspect the situation and operations at the port. Kismayo where he was welcomed by senior members of the port authorities.
Following the inspection, Minister Maryam Aways handed over a vehicle donated by the Government of India to the Federal Government of Somalia and part of the Jubbaland State.
Speaking to the media after the handover, Minister Maryam Aweys Jama thanked for the warm welcome and described her visit to Kismayo.
Jubbaland Minister of Civil Aviation Abdullahi Dubat Shiil, for his part, thanked the donors for the handover and said they would be fully utilized.