By Goth Mohamed Goth
Hargeisa-The long awaited third convention of the ruling party” KULMIYE” finally opened today party today at the Mansoor hotel, Hargeisa.
Attending the first day of the ruling party third convention were H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo, Vice President H.E Abdurrahman Abdullah Ismael Saylici, Cabinet Ministers, MPs, Guests, public and 1162 delegates drawn from all regions of the country and abroad.
Mr. Abu Baker Hamud Jibril the head of the ruling party organizing committee speaking at the convention venue said, “Although the third party convention failed to take place several as planned in the past, today we finally gathered here for the third party convention.
President Silanyo also spoke at the function today and in his speech called on party members to unite and put aside their differences and at the same time including the achievements of his government.
Also addressing the party delegates was the temporary chairman of the ruling party Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi said , “ The party has finally overcame the hurdles which have for several times caused the postponement of third convention and he also issued a stern warning to the leader of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland President Abdi Weli Ali Gaas urging him to stop his empty rhetoric’s war talk.