By Goth Mohamed Goth
The drilling of two water borehole in the district of El Afweyn in Sanaag region by Somaliland Trading Company is near completion.
Eng. Ashur representing the company drilling said , “We have been luck to find water in this otherwise arid area referring of the two water boreholes in El Afweyn district is been funded by the Kuwait government donations,
“We Have reached water in 200M depth and produce up to 60mq or equivalent to 300 barrels of water per hour, that why we are pleased to announce that the one of the well holds a vast amounts of water in fact this is the biggest underground water reservoir the company has struck since we started drilling in the country’, stated Eng. Ashur.
Sheik Esse is representing the government of Kuwait said, “This is part of the project by the government of Kuwait to fund the initiate the sinking of more than 13 water boreholes in the country which aims to drill strategic boreholes for the pastoral communities to alleviate the effects of the ever recurring droughts.
Residents of El Afweyn District thanked both the Kuwait government and Somaliland government for initiated the water boreholes project.