Somaliland; Coast Guard Command Changes Hands


Coast Guard Officers and EUCAP Nestor reps at the command hand over function in Berbera Somaliland

Somalilandsun – a Change of Command Ceremony for the Somaliland Coast Guard took place in Berbera were Admiral Ahmed Aw-osman Abdi handed over command to General Mohamed Hussein Faarah.During the 11 March function EUCAP Nestor was represented by the Head of Field Office Hargeisa, Marco Hekkens, in his capacity as the Senior Maritime Adviser for Somaliland.
The EU expert has worked closely with the Coast Guard since 2014 and reflected in the speech he gave at the ceremony on past cooperation and the good progress achieved. He thanked the outgoing Commander and wished the incoming Commander well in his new appointment, stating the mission was looking for ward to continue the excellent cooperation.