By: Nassir Yusuf Dahir
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The president of Somaliland Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo has extended National day congratulations to the State of Qatar.
In a statement released from his press office President Silanyo said “On my own behalf, that of the government and people of Somaliland I hereby congratulate Sheikh Tamiim Bin Hamad Althani, the Amir, Government and people of Qatar upon commemorations of their National day
From 18th December 1878 Qataris have commemorated their national day thus 2014 commemorations mark the 136th one.
Though the state of Qatar is yet to recognize Somaliland as a sovereign state following its withdrawal from its 1960 voluntary later turned fateful 23 years ago the Gulf state is a friend to the people of Somaliland who are beneficiaries to multimillion dollar projects funded by the government in Doha.
Naasir Yuusuf Daahir (Nasir Naska)
Xoghayaha Gaarka ah ee Xafiiska Saxaafadda Madaxtooyada JSL.