Congratulations on your 58th Independence Day from UK All Party Parliamentary Group for Somaliland


Sending very best wishes to #Somaliland friends and @somalilandmfa on the historic 60th anniversary of independence in 1960. Here’s to our continued friendship. These are the original documents proclaiming the peaceful end of the British Protectorate (above image)

These wishes and documents were extended to Somaliland by UK member of parliament Stephen Doughty via his twitter account @SDoughtyMP

The labour party MP who represents Cardiff South & Penarth as well as Shadow Foreign Office & International Development Minister happens is all chairperson of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group for Somaliland

UK Legislator Stephen Doughty in Hargeisa Somaliland file photo

in this capacity MP Doughty who has visited the country on a fact finding mission is a relentless campaigner for the recognition of Somaliland

His lobby activities include petitioning the  UK government and parliament for an independent review of Somaliland recognition