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A Somalian delegation went to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos (Switzerland) from 23 to 27 January, for the first time in the country`s history. It was led by the Minister to the Presidency, Farah Sheikh Abdiqadir (member of the Hawiye/Shiikhaal ethnic group). The Somalian delegation attended a satellite meeting during the WEF on collecting funds to aid the reconstruction of Somalia, which was also attended by ministers from Canada, Norway, UK, Qatar, Turkey and Switzerland as well as delegates from the leading international organisations.

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