Somaliland: EU Committed to Voter Registration Support


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Somaliland sun – The European Union has welcomed the announcement of voter registration in Somaliland.

The announcement made by President Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo that voter registration shall official start in Toghdeer region on the 16th January 2016 shall receive the full support of the EU delegation to Somalia that also handles the continental body’s activities in Somaliland.

In a twitter message of the 4th January the EU special representative to Somalia and Somaliland Ambassador Michele Cervone Durso wrote EU committed in providing support to the voter registration process in Somaliland announced by @AhmedSilanyo to start on 16 January

Amb D’urso who was recently in Hargeisa where he met with various stakeholders among them president Silanyo with discussions on the democratization process more so voter registration being top of agenda.

The imminent voter registration under implementation by the National Election Commission is to preclude presidential and parliamentary elections slated for Somaliland in March 2017.

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