Somaliland: Japanese Government Team in Four Days Official Working Visit


President Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo receives Japanese deputy envoy to Kenya Amb Mikio Mori at the Somaliland presidency in Hargeisa on 27th Nov 014

By: Latifa Yusuf Masai
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – The people of Japan are intend on enhancing the existing relations with Somalilanders.
This was revealed at the Somaliland presidency in Hargeisa by the Japanese deputy Envoy to Kenya Ambassador Mikio Mori at a post President Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo meeting press briefing held jointly with this country’s planning Minister Dr Saad Ali Shire.

President Silanyo (C) Chairs bilateral talks bewteen govenrnets of Japan L and Somaliland R in Hargeisa on 27th Nov 2014
During the meeting the head of state who was flanked by senior figures in his administration not only briefed the Japanese delegation led by Amb Mori for continued development and humanitarian interventions by the government in Tokyo but briefed on prevalent Statius in the country as well.

L-R  Deputy Foreign Minister Mawlid Ibrahim Amb Mikio Mori of Japan and Planing Minister Dr Saad Ali Shire at their joint press briefing in Hargeisa Somaliland
Among Somaliland officials at the bi-lateral meeting with the Japanese team included: Vice president Abdirahman Abdilahi Ismail ‘Sayli’, ministers Dr Saad Ali Shire-Planning & National Coordination and Hirsi Haji Ali-Presidency, Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Mawlid Ibrahim, Private Secretary to the President Ali Ahmed Ali and the Anti-piracy director Mohamed Osman.

L-R Somaliland team at the Bilateral Talks with Japanese delegation VP Sayli, Minister of Planning  Dr Saad,  Presidency Minister Hirsi and Deputy Foreign minister Mawlid
Listen to the largely English language joint press briefing by the Japanese Ambassador and Somaliland Planning Minister