Wednesday March 7, 2018
Prime Minister Khaire speaks at the 2018 Fragility Forum. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
Nairobi (HOL) - Somali Prime Minister Hassan Khaire has addressed the participants of the World Bank’s annual Fragility Forum which began on Monday in Washington D.C.The Prime Minister noted that pursuing sustainable solutions for disasters needs development programs.
Khaire had shared with the forum Somalia's long-term experience on managing for security and stability
"Our experience clearly shows the need to link development, peace and security. We should, therefore, focus on developing solutions for humanitarian problems," said primer minister Khaire.
"To prevent and mitigate man-made and natural disasters, Somalia seeks an approach which invests in long-term development programs and in new and innovative ways of working. A shift to an approach that aggressively pursues sustainable solutions is critical," he pointed.
Under the theme, Managing Risks for Peace and Stability, the 2018 Fragility Forum brings together policymakers and professionals from humanitarian, development, peace and security sectors. Wednesday is the final day of the summit.
Prime minister Khaire who left the country on Sunday to attend the conference in Washington is expected to meet with the leaders and representatives on the sidelines of the conference during his stay in Washington.