A high level Somali delegation led by the Prime Minister H.E. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke and consisting of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion H.E Dr. Abdusalam H. Omer and among others officially visited Italy to participate in bilateral business forum discussions in strengthening economic relations.

During this visit, the Somali Federal Government and members of Somali business community met with representatives from the Italian Government and the private sector.

Prime Minister H.E. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke also met with his counterpart Italian Prime Minister H.E Matteo Renzi and discussed the two countries bilateral ties and the ways to reinforce Somalia-Italy economic and security cooperation.