GAROWE,(SAHALNEWS)-Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is due to visit in Puntland next week as state begun prior preparations for the high level visit.

The state place house in Garowe has officially declared president’s visit to Puntland which will be the first since he was sworn as the nation’s president on February last year.

“Somalia president will be attending the fourth anniversary of President Gaas’s election in Garowe “the state said in a press releas obtained by the local media.

During his stay in Puntland , president Farmaajo will also tour ,state’s main commercial town of Bosaso to hold talks with Bari merchants to end long rift over port’s hand over to a UAE managing firm.

Security authorities in Garowe said that more regional troops will be securing the president delegation as AMISOM troops been planned to stay put in Mogadishu.

Regional politics have severally criticized president Farmaajo for not visiting in Puntland.

The state is battling against Al-shabaab which is seeking to impose Radical Islamic brand on the recovering horn of African nation.