By: Waris Mohamed
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Vice president participated in a meeting to discuss ways of further developing the Joint Program for Local Governance-JPLG project already implemented in 7 different regions of Somaliland.
The JPLG project is implemented by International NGOs such as UNICEF, UNDP, UN Habitat, UNCDF, and ILO, in cooperation with Somaliland’s Ministry of Interior. The vice president and the participants together analyzed progress made and obstacles faced during the past 6 months.
Attendees at the event included high ranking officials from the international NGOs responsible of implementing this project in Somaliland, and other notable figures of Somaliland’s government.
Somaliland’s vice president at the first speaker at the event spoke about the significance of such developmental projects in the country, in specific the JPLG project which needs further development and implementation throughout the nation to reach the rest of the regions in Somaliland.
During his speech, the Vice president of Somaliland Abdirahman Abdilahi Ismail Saylici, praised the efforts of everyone involved in this project whether it’s the government or members of these international NGOs.
One of the main objectives of this project is to develop the administrations of different sectors of Somaliland such as Education, Health, and different districts nationwide.
In conclusion, other NGO officials also spoke at this meeting which ends tomorrow, expressing their enthusiasm in being part of such project.