By Goth Mohamed Goth
The Minister of Civil Aviation and Air Transport Hon Mahmoud Hashi Abdi accompanied by the director of projects Mr. Muse Ibrahim Salef , representatives of the Kuwait Fund and Mr. Saddam Mohamed Ahmed ,the official spokesperson in the Ministry of Civil Aviation toured the Berbera International airport for inspection of the newly constructed modern arrival and departure terminal lounges.
The Minister of Civil Aviation and Air Transport Hon Mahmoud Abdi Hashi during an inspection tour of the facility said he was satisfied by new completed expansion and modernization work at Berbera international airport which include an office block meant to accommodate Ministry of Aviation staff and brand new extra facilities such the main terminal which comprises of modern arrival and departure terminal lounges built to cope with the increasing number of passengers using the Berbera International Airport and an additional terminal for the visitors and relatives so to ease the congestion at the airport and a 13KM security fence.
With the induction of new facilities at the Berbera International Airport the facility will now be upgraded to a civilian airport by ICAO abandoning its former status as military airport and it will be officially opened on the 23rd /02/2015 in a grand ceremony.
The expansion and modernization work at Berbera international airport was funded and paid for by the Kuwait Fund; finally the newly completed facilities at Berbera will be opened to the public soon.