Italy and Somalia have inked MOU on cooperation in education sector. Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdisaid Muse Ali has held a bilateral meeting with his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio in the capital Roma. Both Foreign Ministers agreed to reinforce Somalia and Italy historic relations and to fast track key areas of mutual benefit including education, cultural exchanges and development. Meanwhile, Mr. Abdisaid has also signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding with the President of Med-Or Foundation, Marco Minniti, on educational cooperation in the presence of Italian Foreign Minister H.E Luigi Di Maio and Abdullahi Abukar Haji, Minister of Education. Somali students will now have access to Italy’s world class education institutions through generous scholarships and benefit from Italian language courses. This will pave for further areas of collaboration between Somalia and Italy and strengthen bilateral relations.