Somaliland: President meets Hudun and Taleeh Elders, Departs to Turkey


The entourage of president Silanyo is safe in Turkey despite the attempted coup 

Somaliland president Ahmedf M Silanyo and first lady depart for Turkey

By M.A. Egge
Somalilandsun-The Elders of Hudun and Taleeh paid a courtesy call to the President H.E. Ahmed M. Mohamud on Thursday morning.

The elders and eminent personalities who are members of the hitherto rival clans made the call to the President after reconciliations were struck amicably.
The elders were in the city in the recent weeks for the culmination of a series of lengthy talks that sought to (and finally) addressed fully the bone of contention to amicable and fruitful conclusions.
“The courtesy call paid by the elders was to mainly greet the President for wishful tidings since they were returning back to their regions”, said the Information, National Guidance and Culture minister Hon. Osman Abdillahi Sahardid to reporters outside the Presidency.
Hon. Sharadid happens to be one of the main facilitators in the conciliatory talks.
He revealed “They pondered on several points with the President to which they had an understanding hence agreed upon”.
He said that the points bordered upon reconciliation, pacification and uniting the brethren communities of the country, and partocularly, whats going on in Darkeyn-geenyo and Taleeh.
One of the elders said to the press, “Our visit to the President was precisely based on pledges of ways and means of bolstering the brotherly agreement and accords reached”.
He further said that the President and the minister of the cabinet pledged to duly do their part as far as programs on developmental aspects are concerned.

Silanyo at meeting with elders

President is safe in Turkey
By M. A. Egge
The President of the Republic H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud Silanyo is safe and sound in a place other than Istanbul and Ankara where a coup de tat has caused ripples leaving 256.
The statement was relayed by the Presidential spokesman Abdirahman Sh. Elmi yesterday. According to monitored reports in the local media, the Spokesman stated through the facebook, “As we are aware hence ascertained by Turkish Premier BinaliYildrim there is a couple tat going on”.
He continued “The President H.E. Ahmed M. Mohamud is in Turkey on private visit as I had said earlier hence is quite safe in a town that is far from Ankara and Istanbul”.
goodbyeThe Turkish coup was not “graced” and has since been stamped out, after failing miserably.
Spokesman Abdirahman was swift in calming and reassuring Somalilanders who were taken aback by the news, mostly because their head of state had reached Turkey a day earlier for a private holiday visit.
The President jetted out of the country on Thursday evening on a trip which is expected to be week-long.
He was accompanied by the First Lady Amina Sheikh Mohammed and his private secretary Mr. Ali Ahmaed Ali.