Somaliland: Speaker Irro Meets Senior Swedish Leaders


Somaliland speaker of parliament Abdirahman Irro with Mayor of Stockholm

By: Omar Mohamed Farah

Stockholm(Somalilandsun)- Somaliland’s  house of representatives, and The chairman of  oppositional party WADDANI,  Abdirahman Mohamed Abdilahi (Irro) who is recently on working visit to Finland and Sweden has met first deputy speaker of  Sweden Parliament Mr. Tobias Billstrom on Friday.

They held wide range discussions about to strengthen the bilateral cooperation’s between the two countries  and both houses  to create  a closely  relations.

Somaliland’s lower house speaker Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed Abdilahi has urged to Sweden take lion’s share and continue for democratization of Somaliland and enhance their  role  of Somaliland elections facilities.

Mr. Irro briefed the current situation of the country and  appealed that Sweden become the front fore of various campaigns of recognizing Somaliland as independent state, and thanked their support of republic of Somaliland. Both sides agreed  enhancing all discussed issues.

On the other hand the speaker and leader of WADDANI Party also met  Mayor of Stockholm, capital of Sweden  Mr.’s Karin Wanngard and other senior officials of the city consular’s, and they had discussions which has been covered so as to connect Stockholm city and Somaliland’s main cities.

Mr. Abdirahman Irro suggested to the Mayor to support local councils of his country in terms of trainings and capacity buildings so as to manage the developmental projects which will be implemented the various cities in the country.