Somalian foreign minister to visit India next week

New Delhi:Somalia’s Foreign Minister Yusuf-Garaad Omar will arrive on a visit to India next week, during which he will meet his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj and hold discussions over a range of issues, the external affairs ministry said today.

During the five-day visit, the two sides will discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.

The Agreement for Transfer of Sentenced Persons will also be signed between the two nations during the visit from July 31 to August 4, the ministry said.

Omar will be accompanied by a high-level official delegation.

On the second leg of his visit, he will travel to Mumbai on August 2 and to Hyderabad, a day later.