Somaliland President amongst foreign dignitaries gracing Djibouti President Inauguration

Somaliland: President Bihi Shines in Djibouti as Somalia Counterpart Conspicuously Absent
President Bihi , 2nd R, ensconced between Presidents Guelleh and Uhuru of Djibouti and Kenya respectively with other leaders far left as they go to the swearing in

The President of Somaliland was amongst several leaders of States and Representatives of Nations who graced the Djibouti Presidential inauguration of the incumbent H.E Ismail Omer Guelleh who has just been installed for his fifth term.

The Information Minister Hon. Suleimen Yusuf A. Kore who happens to be the government spokesperson and was in President’s entourage to Djibouti said that Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, Guinea Conakry President Alpha Kaonde and Ethiopian Premier Abiy Ahmed, whereas South Sudan was represented her Vice President, Rwanda and Somalia led by their Prime Minister’s and Uganda by its deputy Prime Minister.

Presidents Alpha Conte (Guinea) and Muse Bihi Abdi (Somaliland) in Djibouti for the swearing in of President Omar Gelle

Hon. Kore similarly noted that all major regional, continental and global inter-governmental organizations were similarly represented.

He noted that the inauguration was punctuated by pomp and elaborated festiveness hence gave the Somaliland nation a notable notch in international limelight being reflected as a real entity.

By M.A. Egge