Mayor of Mogadishu, H.E Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng Yarisow) received the new Special Representative of the Secretary General of the UN to Somalia, H.E. James Swan in his office in Mogadishu.

The mayor congratulated the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations on his new assignment and welcomed him to Mogadishu.

“I am honored to welcome you to Mogadishu. This is a city that is rising, that is developing fast and is steadily stabilizing. I am sure you will enjoy your stay with us”

In their meeting the mayor and the SRSG discuss security of the city, development policies and humanitarian assistance and needs

Mayor Eng Yarisow elaborated on the city’s development agenda, security architecture and efforts towards finding durable solutions for the internally displaced.

The mayor also raised gains made on the ongoing efforts on improving infrastructure, the city’s stabilization plan and reconciliation efforts.

The UN Special Envoy thanked the Benadir Regional Administration for the warm reception and assured the mayor of his commitment towards close cooperation and partnership in support of development projects and schemes for the people of Mogadishu.