Somalilandsun:The UK ambassador to Somaliland and Somalia H.E David Concar is on official tour to Somaliland. Upon his arrival he was ushered to the presidential
palace to meet with the head of state. The presidential spokesman
Mr.Mohamud Warsame Jama informed Somaliland News Agency (Solnanews.com) the
minutes of the meeting.
“The president H.E Musa Bihi Abdi held a one on one talks with the British
envoy to Somaliland and Somalia. Their discussion touched on the general
situation of the Horn of Africa region and in particular Somaliland. They
also talked about the kick starting of the stalled Somaliland/Somalia talks
so that a lasting solution could be reached between the two warring
countries.” The presidential spokesperson revealed.
He went on to say that the UK ambassador to Somaliland and Somalia also
discussed with president Bihi concerning the parliamentary and council
election expected to be held early next year. The president of Somaliland
assured the British diplomat that the elections will be held without delay.
The head of state asked all countries interested in Somaliland’s
democratization process to participate in the elections as observers he
singled out Britain to lead the way.
President Musa confirmed that the government of Somaliland had already
transferred the election monies to the electoral commission.
The UK envoy also talked with the president about the fast pace of change
in the Horn of Africa and promised to chip in funding of the Berbera to
Wajale highway. Ambassador Concar praised Somaliland for cultivating a
culture of peace and tranquility.