Mogadishu – On 09 October 2019 the Director General of Somali Ministry of Defence, Ms. Jihan Hassan, paid a visit to the EUTM-S Headquarters.

Ms. Jihan Hassan was welcomed by the Mission Force Commander, Brigadier General Antonello De Sio. After a dedicated Office Call, the Director General attended a presentation of the Mission and an illustration of the various activities conducted by the Advisor, Mentor and Trainers of EUTM Somalia.

During the meeting the authority expressed words of great admiration and appreciation for the work performed and for the professionalism demonstrated by the EUTM-S personnel.

Brigadier General Antonello De Sio underlined the importance of European Union in the Country, highlighting the central role of the Ministry of Defence, as pivotal organization within the specific Somali Institution.

Before leaving, the Director General signed the Honor Book of the Mission.