Somaliland and Malawi to Enhance Bilateral Relations as President Bihi hosts Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka

President Bihi with visiting Malawi foreign minister Eisenhower Mkaka at the presidency in Hargeisa

Somalilandsun: The governments of Somaliland and Malawi are unanimous in the imperatives of enhancing bilateral relations as well as cooperation in various sectors of mutual interests.

This development follows a meeting between the president Muse Bihi Abdi and Malawi Minister of Foreign Affairs Eisenhower Mkaka held at the Somaliland presidency in Hargeisa.

The visiting Malawian the foreign minister is accompanied by an advisor to the President of Malawi, Mr Martin Tom and William Bambi from Malawi’s Department of Foreign Affairs for Africa and the Middle East.

President Bihi chairs a meeting between Malawi and Somaliland officials at the presidency in Hargeisa

At the meeting president Bihi was flanked by the Vice President of Somaliland, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Interior, Finance, and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Below excerpts of a statement issued by the presidential press office in Hargeisa

The President of the Republic of Somaliland Receives a Delegation Led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malawi

VP Sayli welcomes Malawi foreign minister Mkaka to the Somaliland presidency

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, HE Muse Bihi Abdi, today received at his office a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malawi, HE Eisenhower Nduwa Mkaka, who is on a working visit to the Republic of Somaliland.

The meeting discussed the relationship between the Republic of Somaliland and the Republic of Malawi, two countries with the same history, which were part of the British and gained independence 1960. The meeting also discussed ways to deepen brotherly relations between the two governments.

The President of the Republic of Somaliland briefed the delegation on the progress made by the government and its people, noting that the people of Somaliland have not received their full recognition in Africa and the world, as they have fulfilled the requirements required.

Somaliland and Malawi government officials pose after meeting at the presidency in Hargeisa

For his part, the Malawian Foreign Minister thanked the President and the people of Somaliland for the warm welcome and conveyed his greetings from the President of Malawi.

Finally, during their stay in the country, the delegation will meet with various branches of government, observing Somaliland’s progress and democracy.