Mogadishu(SONNA)- Somalia’s Minister of information H.E. Mohamed Abdi Hayir Mareeye has received his djabouti counterpart H.E. Minister Ridhawaan Abdullahi Bahdoon.

The information minister for the brotherly nation of Djibouti is in the country for an official visit, he will be in the country meeting various leaders. He thanked the Somalia information minister for the warm reception and the hospitality him and his delegation received so far.

The ministers from both countries will discuss how to cooperate on communication. Somalia and Djibouti seek to partner on the communication field in order to Fastrack progress in both nations.

Djibouti has in the past partnered with Somalia’s ministry of posts and telecommunication on how to increase internet access in the country and how to improve the quality. Djibouti agreed to provide an additional submarine that will carry the cables for fiber optic connection

The ministries agreed to promote and strengthen the cooperation between the ministries in number of areas, such as: regional interconnectivity, terrestrial optical fiber, cyber security, ICT regulations, cross border signals issues, spectrum management and numbering plan, etc.

Somalia’s communication has in the recent past made great progress with Somalia planning to move to digital signal, access to information across the country will be easy with this move.