According to a statement issued by the Government Communication Service, the leaders met on Wednesday and agreed on the need to establish new alliances and increase and diversify cooperation.
They also considered that the strength of bilateral partnerships, along with cultural exchange, will contribute to promoting prosperity and building lasting peace in the Horn of Africa region, an important goal on the international agenda of their governments.
Sheikh Mohamud thanked Ethiopia for the sacrifices made to help establish a better Somalia and stressed the importance of collaboration in addressing common challenges for both peoples, the statement said.
For his part, Ahmed expressed Ethiopia´s readiness to work at various levels with the new administration of the Federal Republic of Somalia, with special emphasis on economic growth.
Founder and leader of the Union for Peace and Development Party, Sheikh Mohamud began his first working visit to Ethiopia after taking office as president in May.
The Somali president, known for promoting national reconciliation, anti-corruption measures and socio-economic reforms, will meet with representatives and commissions of several local ministries.