By Goth Mohamed Goth
The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hon Hussein Abdi Dualeh and the Director General are due to leave the country on Friday headed to Dubai the UAE where they are going to attend a four day oil conference which is expected to begin on the 2nd till the 6th. `
The conference aims to bring together Somaliland government officials and four oil companies namely Genel ,DNO,RAK GAS, ANSAN WIKFI to discuss ways to expedite oil exploration and extraction in the country in 2014.
During the duration of conference other things which will be high on the agenda will be the issue of how the Somaliland shall work with its partners shall embark on a major public awareness and engagement with the community and to establish a security protective force to protect to ensure the safety of expatriates while executing their operation before any major operation begins.
All four oil companies have recently signed contract with the government of Somaliland to begin work on their respective blocks in 2014.