Somaliland: Berbera Port is an International Economic Gateway and Transportation Hub- DP World Chief


Somalilandsun – We are here to witness landmark function that is geared towards making the Berbera port a truly global economic and transportation hub.
This was stated by Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem the Group Chairman and CEO of DP World at the presidency in Hargeisa during a ceremony launching the Berbera port expansion project in which Emirati firm Shafa Al Nahda formalized through signature a Berbera Port Infrastructural Development contract

This huge foreign investment project in Somaliland has Shares 51% of the thirty year contract retained by the Emirati global Enabler while the government of Somaliland has 30% with the balance of 19% going to Ethiopia.

Somaliland President Bihi with Dignitaries at the ceremony launching Berbera port expansion project including from Ethiopia, UAE, DP World , Shafa Al Nahda and former President Silanyo

Stressing that it was also a historic day as the government of Somaliland and DP world jointly sign the infrastructural Development Contract for expansion of the Berbera Port awarded Shafa Al Nahda of the UAE, Sultan Ahmed emphasized on the importance of this venture for it will uplift the port to international standards thence directly enhancing local economic growth.

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem at the Berbera Port Expansion Contract Awarding Ceremony at the Somaliland Presidency