Hargeysa, Somaliland, November 19, 2011 (SL Times) – Hargeysa’s local
government has started construction work on the road from north Hargeysa
to Dawga ‘Ad. Tractors belonging to the city government have been
clearing trees and rocks from the road.
Hargeysa’s Deputy Mayor, Abdillahi Uradde, who was leading the road
clearing efforts said the local government gives great importance to the
road connecting Hargeysa with Dawga 'Ad because of the economic vitality
of the road which is used for transporting people, as well as goods and
services, to, and from, Djibouti. The Deputy Mayor pointed out that the
trees were cleared from the road with the consent of the farmers who
The Chairman of the Committee for building Dawga ‘Ad road, Abdilqadir
Hashi Elmi, thanked the local government for contributing to the project
which has been going on for several months. He also expressed hope that
the road will soon become free of the frequent traffic accidents that
have plagued it.