Somaliland: Visiting UN Officials meet Top Government Officials
By Goth Mohamed Goth
H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed “Silanyo” met with the new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Mr. Peter de Clercq who is on his first official working visit to Somaliland. https://youtu.be/8BRM85spSbM
In a similar meeting today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and international cooperation, Hon Mohamed Behi Yonis & Deputy FM Hon. Ahmed Kayse, today at the foreign Affairs ministry received a high level UN Delegation to #Hargeisa. The delegation included the #UN Resident Coordinator and Heads of #UNHCR, #IOM and #OCHA Agencies among others .
The FM briefed the visiting UN delegation on the overall situation of the country while at the same time noting that Somaliland faced challenges like any other country, expressed pride in the successes the people of Somaliland had achieved so far.
The FM welcomed the support being provided by the UN agencies, and looked forward to their continuing support in the future and they also discussed matters humanitarian, development ,security, the urgent need for relief for drought-affected regions in Somaliland, and the refugee crisis arising out of the Yemen conflict.
#UNSOM Deputy Special Representative Peter de Clerq, welcomed the progress made by Somaliland thus far, thanked #Somaliland for the support it has provided to those fleeing the Yemen Conflict, and looked forward to working more closely with the Government in the future.