Somaliland: Foreign Affairs Ministry Acquires New Premises


New Foreign ministry bulding in Sha'ab area of Hargeisa

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation has shifted to new and permanent buildings officially opened by Somaliland vice president Abdilahi Abdirahman Sayli.

Vice President HE Abdullah Ismail Abdurrahman cut the ribbon to the new building which will enable the facilitation of better delivery of services and run diplomatic affairs on behalf of the state and the government and to implement the state’s diplomatic principles and policies and related laws and regulations; and handle diplomatic activities between the state and foreign officials.

Vice President Sayli speaking at the opening ceremony of the new building complex thanked the USAID and I.O.M for the continued assistance it affords to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in various capacities; he added that the building will greatly benefit the ministry.

The full furnished building complex is owned by the government unlike the previous which was privately owned building in Hargeisa of which it used to pay the monthly rent from the budget allotted to the ministry by the government, money which would have been used for other vital purposes.