New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday greeted the government and people of Somalia on the eve of its National Day.
In his message to Somalian President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Mukherjee said: "It gives me great pleasure to extend warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the people of the Republic of Somalia on the occasion of your National Day."
The president said: "India and Somalia enjoy warm and friendly relations. I am confident that Somalia will continue to make sustained progress towards peace, institution building and socio-economic development in the days to come. I look forward to working with you in strengthening and diversifying our bilateral co-operation to our mutual benefit."