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Qatar previously pledged to pay the cost of the flights but made a U-turn after Farmajo lost reelection in May this year.
Qatar has implemented various projects in Somalia, including the Mogadishu-Afgoye 30-KM corridor and the Mogadishu-Bal'ad 30-KM road which were signed during Farmajo's regime.
He commended the UAE’s continuous provision of supplies to various Somali states, including those most affected by drought, since the beginning of the crisis.
UAE disbanded military training mission in Somalia after ties with former administration led by Farmajo strained during the Gulf diplomatic crisis.
After Somalia released $9.6 million UAE money seized in Mogadishu airport in April 2018 by NISA under Fahad Yasin's leadership, the ties improved and both countries began to cooperate.
Days after his election, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud visited the United Arab Emirates in June to repair the relations broken by Farmajo, who was accused of failing foreign policy.
In addition, the Gulf country demanded an unnamed Emirati company to take over the management of a new airport set to be built south of Mogadishu, the capital.
He made the remarks as he received Wednesday at Qasr Al Shati' Palace the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
UAE’s president Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has canceled an in-person meeting with the Somali president at the presidential palace in Abu Dhabi after he received a positive result on a coronavirus test.
Roble was praised for his courageous decision to restore ties with the UAE last month, as well as for returning $ 9.6 million in cash seized by NISA at Mogadishu airport in early April 2018 during Farmajo’s presidency.
The president flew to Abu Dhabi after receiving an invitation from his United Arab Emirates counterpart Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. who seeks strong and close relations with Somalia.
The UAE has been at loggerheads with the Qatar-backed ex-Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo for the past five years as his administration sided with Doha during the Gulf diplomatic crisis.