Somaliland:SL and UAE Pledge to Strengthen Trade Ties


By Goth Mohamed Goth

Hargeisa-20.02.2018-H.E President Muse Bihi Abdi , today at the Presidential Palace meet with Mr. Sultan Ahmed Bin Suleiman, the CEO of Dubai World and other top officials of the Dubai World holdings.

During the meeting, the SL Head of State and top Dubai World officials discussed wide range of issues among them, the expansion of port facilities and the creation of a free zone, the largest in the kind in the Horn of Africa. Secondly, helping to create employment for Somaliland citizens in the UAE, And the role of DP World in assisting in the drought situation and which include development projects which DP World earlier pledged to implement, not to mention President Muse appeal to the leaders of the UAE for their continued assistance to overcome the recurrence of the drought.

Last but not the least, both sides exchanged presents during the meeting, notably on the part of Somaliland traditional relics, while Mr. Sultan Ahmed Bin Suleiman, the CEO of Dubai World, representing the UAE handed a wooden dhow , representing the seal of the UAE flag to the President of the Republic of Somaliland and a blue print of the future development and expansion of the Berbera Port.

The President was during the meeting with UAE and DP World officials flanked by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, Finance, Commerce and International Investment, National planning  and Development  , Managing Director of Berbera Ports Authority and Somaliland Special Representative to the UAE.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

* Copy This Password *

* Type Or Paste Password Here *