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EU extends €49 million funding to boost Somalia’s education sector

EU Ambassador to Somalia Veronique Lorenzo on Tuesday announced €49 million Euros funding to boost Somalia’s education sector, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Wednesday in a statement.The signing of the new education package took place in the capital Mogadishu, between the EU ambassador and the Minister of Planning, Investment and Economic promotion of Somalia, Jamal Mohamed Hassan.

“The programme will consolidate some of our achievements and expand equitable and inclusive quality education”, Ms. Lorenzo said.

EU’s support to Somalia since 2008 surpasses 2.5 billion Euros, in development, humanitarian aid and stabilization, thus making it the country’s biggest development partner.

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