Somaliland: SL Speaker Courtesy visit to Minnesota House of Representatives
By Abdirahman M. Dirye
Wadani party leader as well as Somaliland Speaker of Parliament has been officially invited in Minnesota House of Representatives in session and Minnesota Commissioner of Employment and Economic Development ( DEED) Shawntera Hardy for the first time. Abdirahman Mohamed Abdilahi “ Iro” met cheering applause. The delegates excluding him are Abdiqadir Jirde, Dr Abdilahi Fadal Party’s Foreign Secretary and other party cadres who joined the party delegates in Minnesota met Speaker of the House Kurt, Republican Party. The opposition leader widely believed to be the next president of Somaliland according to nationwide pollsters said they will work with US government on combating terror and transborder crimes.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt lent his gavel Thursday to the visiting speaker of the Somaliland Parliament, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi. A delegation of members of Parliament received a rousing welcome on the House floor at the Capitol. (Staff photo: Chris Steller)
Dirye is Somaliland Writer and Counter-radicalization Practitioner, @mrdirye