Mogadishu(Mogadishu24)-Africa Day was on Saturday marked with great enthusiasm in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, drawing participation from the Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Ahmed Moallim Fiqi, alongside diplomats from Africa and around the world.

During the celebration, Foreign Minister Fiqi highlighted Somalia’s historical role in supporting liberation movements across various African countries. “Somalia played a significant role in supporting liberation movements across various African countries, aiding them in their quests for independence from colonial rule. We take great pride in this aspect of our history,” said FM Amb. Ahmed Moallim Fiqi.

The event underscored Somalia’s commitment to fostering unity and cooperation among African nations. It also served as a platform for reflecting on the continent’s progress and the challenges ahead.

Diplomats from across Africa and the global community attended the celebration, reinforcing the importance of international solidarity and collaboration. The diplomatic community lauded Somalia’s contributions to Africa’s liberation and its ongoing efforts to promote peace and stability in the region.

Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), on May 25, 1963. This annual celebration honors the achievements of African nations in their struggle for independence and their continued efforts towards sustainable development and unity.

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