Somaliland: Denmark Pledges Continued Economic and Democratization Support

President Bihi receives Denmark'sAmb Ole Thonka at the Somaliland Presidency in Hargeisa

Somalilandsun: The Republic of Somaliland is continue to enjoy the largesse of Denmark as pertains to economic and social development
This was revealed during a meeting between President Musa Bihi and visiting Danish envoy to Somalia Ambassador Ole Thonke.
The meeting held at the Somaliland Presidency in Hargeisa also discussed matters related to the Somaliland democratization process and more specifically the forthcoming Consolidated Parliamentary and local councils elections slated for mid this year.
This was disclosed in a statement released by the Presidential spokesman Mahmud Warsame Jama which also informed that Denmark shall provide all necessary support towards a timely, fair and transparent balloting exercise.
Amb Ole Thonka also informed that his country which is a contributor to the multi-Millions dollars Somaliland Development Fund shall see an intensified participation from the Copenhagen based authorities.
“The Government of Denmark plays a key role in the EU’s contribution to the SDF and more is planned in the year and beyond because we are satisfied with how funds are utilized” said the visiting envoy

On his own behalf, that of the people and his administration President Bihi thanked the envoy for his visit and Government of Denmark for its continued support to Somaliland, especially through its contribution to the SDF.
In conclusion president Bihi told Amb Thonka that the people of Somaliland shall always be grateful to the Danish government for being one of the first countries to open an office in the capital that serves the interests of both countries.