Hargeysa, Somaliland, September 17, 2011 (SL Times) – Somaliland
President, Ahmed Sillanyo received in his office three members of UK’s
embassy in Ethiopia.
According to a press release issued by Somaliland government spokesman
Abdillahi Muhammad Dahir (Cukuse), the members of the delegation were:
Chris Allen, the second secretary of the embassy, Matt Woods, and
Paulina (a representative of DFID, the British government organization
in charge of overseas development projects).
Among the issues discussed by the two sides were: community development,
how to strengthen security, the fight against piracy, and improving
relations with neighboring countries.
The press release went on to say that the President thanked the
delegation for visiting Somaliland and commended the UK government for
its good relations with Somaliland.