Delegation from Somalia visits Somali State

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Addis Ababa, February 19 (WIC) - The Speaker of the Parliament of Somalia, Professor Mohammed Osman Jawari, visited the Somali Regional State on last Sunday.

The Speaker visited the Jijiga University, Jijiga Health Science College, Dr Abdual Mejid Hussen Teachers College, Jijiga Technical and Vocational College as well as Meles Zenawi Memorial Referral Hospital in Jijiga, which is nearing completion.

After visiting the Jijiga University, Prof. Jawari said Ethiopian higher learning institution can serve as an option to produce skilled manpower for the new Somalia.

He also appreciated Ethiopia’s education policy which enabled a number of Ethiopians and students from neighboring countries to get access to education opportunities.

Prof. Jawari also talked to students from Somalia taking courses at the University.
He indicated that the Ethiopia’s stride in education sector can be a lesson for Somalia.

Prof. Jawari further commended Ethiopia’s federal system which ensured the all round benefit of its citizens.