Somalilandsun- While expressing my confidence that the friendly relations existing between our two countries shall not only be sustained but strengthened further, I take this opportunity to express my government’s congratulations to the people and government of Somaliland on the occasion of your 26th independence day anniversary.
This was stated by the Ethiopian Consul General in Somaliland Brigadier General Berhe Tesfaye in a message to the foreign minister in Hargeisa.
Somaliland which gained independence from Britain in 1960 has 18th May the day on 1991 it withdrew from its 1960 voluntary later turned fateful union with Somalia commemorated as Independence Day.
Though annual 18th May Day shall not be commemorated this year as the country marks 26 years of sovereignty having been replaced with drought relief activities, the Ethiopians always good friends of Somaliland did not forget.
Read below the signed letter of congratulations from the Ethiopian Consul General in Somaliland