Somaliland: Director General of Ministry of Youth and Sports in Burao for an Assessment


Mohamed Husein Ahmed

By: Mohamoud H. Qodah

BURAO (Somalilandsun) Director General of Somaliland Ministry of Sports Mr. Mohamed Husein Dhabeye accompanied by Ministry’s youth Department Director Mr. Sayid Omer paid visit to Toghdher Head Quarter, Burao for evaluating in the region’s sports and youth circumstances, where he also attended symposium on implementing Somaliland’s National Youth Policy organized by region’s civil society groups on Thursday.

The Director during his visit to Burao conducted an assessment to several youth recreational centers in the city including SOYDAVO, SYS and SOYVO.

Mr. Dhabeye speaking to the media during his assessment said, “Youth centers are the backbone of all Somaliland youngsters. I am here calling country’s Mayors to establish implementing sports fields and youth entertainment centers for their youngsters to partake the increased illegal migration of Somaliland youth through unacceptable and harsh route. Ministry of Youth and Sports is committed to stand by their youngsters and provide any possible support to them. We are also here to validate the implementation plan of country’s national youth policy to have acceptable, reliable and implementable designed plan to effectively and dynamically partake the development of Somaliland Youth.”

Director of Youth Department of the ministry of Sports spoke at the venue and emphasized the objective aim of their visit to Burao and said, “SYS, SOYDAVO and SOYVO are centers where a penalty of youngsters are provided with employment opportunities.”