Somaliland: President Siilaanyo to visit UK

Hargeisa- Reliable sources close to the presidency have confirmed to Somalilandpress that president Silanyo is due to leave for Britain today, where president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of Somalia is currently being hosted.  Mr. Siilaanyo’s expected visit to Britain comes after British foreign office and Common Wealth Officially unveiled the agenda for the upcoming International  Conference on Somalia which will be held in London.  President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of Somalia arrived in London on last Thursday accompanied his Senior Cabinet members, including Foreign Minister Fowsia Hajji Aden.  This comes after the British government has  granted 3 million pound aid boost to Somalia.

It is unclear if President Siilaanyo will meet his Somali counterpart or whether he wants to discuss with British officials about UK’s threat alert on Somaliland security. Recently president Silanyo confirmed, during State of Union address that his government will participate every conference which serves the interest of the nation. Meanwhile, Somaliland’s Foreing Minister Mohamed Abdillahi Omer has returned from a short visit to Ethopia where he met with British Embassy officials in Addis Ababa, following UK’s threat alert on Somaliland.



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