Somaliland:Hargeisa and Sheffield Discuss ways to Boost Ties
By Goth Mohamed Goth
Sheffield-The deputy Mayor of Hargeisa Hon Abdiaziz Mohamed Hashi “Cagaweyne” currently on a working tour in the United Kingdom meet with the Mayor of Sheffield City Hon Talib Hussain on Friday.
The deputy Mayor of Hargeisa during the meeting with Mayor of Sheffield City discussed ways in which they would aim promote cooperation and sharing best practices between the councils of the two fast growing cities.
“We see a huge opportunity as to where we can cooperate such as in the fields of basic health care, water development and Social infrastructure in Somaliland, deputy Mayor of Hargeisa said
Lord Mayor of Sheffield Mr. Talib Hussain speaking during the meeting said, “The agreement includes various clauses that aim at reinforcing the cooperation between the two cities and exchanging expertise in civic works and all this reinforces the strong and deep-rooted relations between the Somaliland and the UK had translated into many areas of cooperation. He noted that the agreement adds a great value to relations between the two countries.
The Deputy Mayor of Hargeisa after the meeting also met with the Deputy Mayor of Sheffield Ms. Vicke which was followed by a tour of several ongoing projects funded by the city of Sheffied including Mandella hall.
Lastly, the Deputy Mayor of Hargeisa used the opportunity to thank for the warm reception and also for Sheffield City Council cabinet for under taking a very bold and unprecedented motion to recognition Somaliland’s independence and achievements. He termed Sheffield’s town council’s vote as very clearly a very historic moment for all the people of Somaliland throughout the world.