SomalilandPress-The UK-Somaliland Trade & Investment conference co-hosted by the UK Government opened today, Tuesday 14th October 2014 in London, UK.
A high-level mission led by President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud ‘Silanyo’ and accompanied by several Ministers and officials were present at the today’s conference.
The aim of the conference organized by Developing Markets Associates (DMA) in conjunction with Somaliland’s Missions in the UK, is to promote and facilitate business and investment opportunities between the two countries.
Several Somaliland companies drawn from the various sectors took part in the one-day event many local, Diaspora and women-led businesses attend the event.
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What a passionate & well-articulated speech on #Somaliland delivered by HE President Ahmed M. Mohamoud to investors in London.
‘Go forth and invest in #Somaliland!’- Hon. James Duridge, UK Minister For Africa.
‘#Somaliland is not a part of #Federal #Somalia, and it will NEVER be.’- Hon. Mohamed Behi Yonis, Minister of Foreign Affairs
‘We’re trying to copy the Norwegian model (of carbon wealth management).’ – Hon. Hussein Duale, Min. Of Resources.
‘The importance of developing infrastructure is a national prority.’- Hon. Hersi Ali Hassan, #Somaliland Min.of Presidency
‘There’s never been a better time to invest in #Somaliland.’ – Ibrahim Yusuf, Executive Director, Horn of Africa Business Assoc.
‘I encourage investors as a #Somalilander & #British citizen to invest in #Somaliland.’- Abdirasheed Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil GRP.
‘Don’t be late, be a pioneer & invest in #Somaliland.’ – Hon. Dr Saad Ali Shire, Minister of Planning
‘#Somaliland’s committed to dev, not just in theory, but with long term goals & plans.’ – Hon. Dr Saad Ali Shire, Min of Planning
‘#Somaliland beat sub-sahara Africa in World Bank investment report.’- RT Hon. Lynne Featherstone, Parliamentary Sec for Int Dev.
‘Somaliland is ripe for investment.’- Rageh Omaar
Click the link below to listen to President Silanyo Speech