Somalilandsun: The President of the Republic H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi who is on an official visit to Djibouti since the middle of last week has visited the ultra-modern Djibouti ports of Tajoura and Gubeet to see how the state-of-arts harbour works.
Earlier on upon arrival in that country, the President held lengthy talks with his Djibouti counterpart H.E. Ismael Omer Guelleh at the presidency to re-invigorate the bilateral relations between the two nations, which has a long history of inter-twined cultural heritage and trade relations.
The Djibouti water, livestock and fisheries Minister Hon. Mohamed Ahmed Awale was at hand to conduct the head of state’s tour at the harbours.
With them were also the Djibouti port chief Abubakar Omar Hadi and Col Mohamed Jama Duale, a Djibouti Military Commander.
The President has in his delegation to Djibouti, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Yasin M. Hiir (Faratoon).
The Djibouti Information Agency had on Wdnesday last week noted the Somaliland’s President visit to the neighbouring country.
It said that both Presidents spoke of the strategic partnership between the two parties, especially in the field of security, strengthening of peace and stability in the region.
It added that the security and stability of the region are two crucial issues for both countries, a privileged platform for the settlement of disputes and the search for consensus conducive to peace in East Africa.
It continued that the choice made for the Republic of Djibouti to host the recent decisive IGAD summit which devoted a large part to the dispute between Kenya and Somalia, perfectly illustrates the role of promoter of peace and stability devolved to Djibouti as a country in the Horn of Africa.
It said that apart from issues related to peace and regional stability, the meeting between the Head of State and And Somaliland President focused on ways and means to establish a new system allowing the two parties to facilitate economic exchanges and bolster commerce at the Loyada land border. They also agreed to strengthen partnership links in the water sector.
By M.A. Egge