Amb. Ebyan Salah
Dear Friends and website visitors,
Welcome to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Somalia Website.
We believe that you will find it useful and informative. We trust through this website that you will learn more about Somalia and the current activities of the Embassy.
We make it sure this Website contains full information about history, politics, economy, tourism, culture, Somali’s current development and its relations with India.
We remain confident that Somalia and India will continue its long standing economic and commercial ties. Trade and investment are the key drivers of development in general. Somalia is keen to develop Economic partnership strengthen with India especially in areas: Education; Technology; Agriculture; Small Scale Industries; Fisheries, Water Resources & and the most important infrastructure for development.
It is worth mentioning that, in support of this, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia, that Somalia has adopted one of the most flexible foreign investment laws in the world. This investment law, most importantly, treats both foreign and national investors as enjoying similar economic and social advantages. More and more investors are showing interest in investing in Somalia and others have already begun the process of transforming lives and making profits.
Somalia offers unrivaled opportunities for investment in Marine resources, Transport, Livestock, Agriculture and Tourism and infrastructure development under the Public Private Partnership schemes. This is coupled with one of the youngest and most dynamic populations and Somali Government and its people are ready to support investors in any way possible to develop the nation.
2015 was the highlight of the relations between India and Africa after the India Africa Trade Ministerial meeting held on 21-23, Oct, 2015 in New Delhi and 3rd India Africa Forum Summit, which took place in New Delhi, on 26-29 Oct, 2015. These actions are signs of a commitment and promising future for the relations between India and Africa and particularly, India and Somalia. This year our President H.E. Hassan sheikh Mohamud with his Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion H.E. Dr. Abdusalam Omer participated India Africa Forum Summit as well as bilateral meeting for Somalia and India.
Finally, I invite you to discover through this website, more about Somalia and its presence in India and please feel free to share with us your thoughts and comments on this website, as we aim to make it relevant to your interests and needs.
Ambassador of Somalia to India