Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Somalia)

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Federal Republic of Somalia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Wasaarada Arimaha Dibada
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Ministry overview
Formed1956; 63 years ago (1956)
HeadquartersBondhere, Banaadir, Mogadishu Somalia
Coordinates: 2°2′24″N 45°20′46″E / 2.04000°N 45.34611°E / 2.04000; 45.34611
Minister responsible
Parent MinistryCabinet of Somalia
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali: Wasaarada Arrimaha Dibadda Soomaaliya) (Arabic: وزارة الخارجية‎) is the Somali government ministry which oversees the foreign relations of Somalia. The current minister is Ahmed Isse Awad.[1]

The agency is responsible for formulating foreign policies, decisions, foreign affairs documents, and statements in regard to the FRS. It also negotiates and signs bilateral and multilateral foreign treaties and agreements. The agency also dispatches foreign affairs representatives to other countries.

It represents Somalia's interests in United Nations conferences, inter-governmental meetings, and the activities of international organizations. MOFA advises the central government in formulating diplomatic strategies, guidelines, and policies.


  • Minister
  • Deputy Minister
  • Permanent Secretary
  • The Department of Policy Planning
  • The Department of African Affairs
  • The Department of Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • The Department of Middle East and North African (MENA) Affairs
  • The Department of European Affairs
  • The Department of Americas Affairs
  • The Department of International Organizations and Conferences
  • The Department of Legal Affairs
  • Section For international Law & Treaties
  • The Protocol Department
  • The Department of Consular Affairs
  • Section of Diplomatic Relations
  • The Administrative Department and Planning
  • Section of Personnel
  • Section of Diplomatic Institute
  • Section of Planning and Coordination
  • The Department of Communication
  • The Department of Maritime and Ocean Affairs
  • Section of Climate and Environment
  • Section of Aviation, Border and Institute
  • The Department of Economic and Trade
  • Section of Investment Promotion
  • The Department of External Security Affairs
  • The Department of Finance
  • Section of Asset Management
  • The Bureau of Archives
  • The Department of Diaspora

List of ministers[edit]

This is a list of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Somalia:[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PM Khaire announces 27 member cabinet". Hiiraan Online. 21 March 2017.
  2. ^

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