Somalilandsun: Though implementation signed last December between President Uhuru Kenyatta and president Musa Bihi is yet to fully implemented as planned by the end of March 2021 great srides have been made.
First in pursuit of establishing direct flights from Nairobi to Hargeisa, Kenya Airways has already completed its assessment and approved both Egal and Berbera internationals as meeting its standards thus to commence flights as soon as few technical details are finalized.
A statement by the carrier read
.@KenyaAirways is on course in updating their route network to accommodate direct flights between #Nairobi and #Hargeisa. This will see enhancement in trade, tourism and in people to people relations between the two friendly countries.
Similarly, the much sought after Kenyan diplomatic mission in Somaliland is almost complete with a consulate already fully furnished and rearing to go while the foreign ministry in Nairobi as already appointed a career diplomat as envoy to Somaliland
The appointment of a consul general to run the mission in Hargeisa was revealed by Kenya’s ministry of foreign affairs cabinet assistant secretary Babu Namwamba during an induction function for newly appointed diplomats at the Foreign Service Academy in Nairobi
Through stronger ties with Kenya, Somaliland will not only benefit from the mutual friendship, but it will also strengthen her resolve for international recognition.
Read the full MOU signed in Nairobi HERE