Somalilandsun- A delegation of Saudi Arabian investors and merchants is expected in the country soon.
This Development follows a meeting between a Somaliland and Jeddah chamber of commerce and industry held in the Saudi city of Jeddah.
Led by Vice President Abdirahman Ismail ‘Sayli’ the all inclusive Somaliland delegation officially invited the Saudis for a fact finding mission to their country as a prelude to investment.
According to a statement released by the presidential press office in Hargeisa the discussions in Jeddah reached agreement on the imperatives of enhancing ties between citizens of the two friendly countries.
Apart from the official invitation to visit Somaliland on a fact finding mission it was also established that
The Saudi Arabia chamber of commerce and industry open Financial Chanel’s towards developing the Somaliland agricultural sector with a specific objective of introducing dates farming.
Survey and subsequent funding the fishery sector more so as pertains enhancement of exports.
Support the livestock sector and Sustain imports of live animals from Somaliland.
The two sides concurred on the fact that an intensification of Saudi Arabian investment shall go along way towards poverty reduction in Somaliland through creation of gainful employment opportunities.
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At the meeting with the Jeddah chamber of commerce and industry VP Sayli was accompanied by leader of Opposition party UCID Eng Feisal Ali Warabe, Senior Opposition Wadani Party Member Mohamed Duur Arale, Minister of religion Sheikh Khalil Abdilahi Ahmed and deputy information minister Mohamed Muse Abees.
The Somaliland team which had earlier met with King Salman Abdulaziz at the kingdoms royal palace in Riyadh is conducting official state businesses after a successful pilgrimage in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.
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