Operational Commander of European Union Naval Force Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), Major General Rob Magowan CBE (UK), together with Major General Charles Stickland (UK), his successor, paid a visit to the European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM-S) in Mogadishu.

The Generals, before moving to visit the General Dhagabadan Training Center, were briefed about the purpose and the achievements of the Mission in its accomplishment under the 5th Mandate.

The visit of the GDTC allowed the Generals to speak with the Somali trainees and the permanent staff who is running now the center as well as the EUTM-S trainers who are training the 2nd FLAME Company.

At the end of the visit, General Magowan, after expressing to General Addis his utmost appreciation for the work done up to now by the Mission, signed the Book of Honor of the Mission and reinforced the need to increase cooperation and mutual support among the EU missions and operations.

Mogadishu, November 2nd 2017