The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has presented an assortment of office supplies and equipment to Somalia’s Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports. The items, which included laptops, desktop computers, conference screens, a projector, UPS systems and office furniture, were handed over by the Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, to Somalia’s Minister for Youth and Sports, Hamza Said Hamza, in Mogadishu, Somalia. “AMISOM believes that the items that we are handing over to you will go a long way to support your work on youth-related activities and sports. When appropriate programmes and activities are rolled out for the youth, then the Somalia population will be safe and you can count on us to support the course of peace in Somalia,” Ambassador Madeira said. He added that in Somalia, the youth account for more than 50 percent of the population hence the need to support interventions that keep them engaged and live meaningfully.” Somalia’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Hamza Said Hamza, noted that the equipment will improve delivery of service and the promotion of sports in Somalia, noting that the donation is timely. “I am delighted to receive this office furniture donated by AMISOM which will improve our work. They have come at the right time, when we are moving to our new offices,” the Minister said. The Minister added, “This bolsters the relations between the Ministry and AMISOM. This is not the first handover. AMISOM has in the past made other presentations which have been helpful.” The Head of AMISOM Civil Affairs Unit, Dr. Opiyo Ododa, said the assistance was aimed at strengthening the development of sports activities and recreation in Somalia. “All this will enhance the capacity of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Federal Government of Somalia to deliver on their mandate, particularly to the youth,” said Dr. Ododa. “We believe that engaging the youth and providing the appropriate programmes and capacity will help them to stabilise and have a future in Somalia. That is why as AMISOM, we are targeting the youth and responding to their needs,” Dr. Ododa added.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Union Mission in Somalia. Send us your press releases to firstname.lastname@example.org © Press Release 2021 Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release. The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.