After one year in office, the incumbent president of the Republic of Somailand H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi has paid a working tour to the eastern regions of Somaliland.
Among ministers in the entourage include Isse Ahmed Yusuf-Defence, Ahmed Mumin Seed- Agriculture, Sh Khalil Abdillahi- Religious Affairs and Dr Hasan Ismail Yusuf- Health.Others are the third chairperson of ruling Kulmiye party Husein Adan Adde, Politicians Farhan Adan Haybe, Ambassador Awil Ali Duale and several senior officials of the government.
The president embarked his much awaited tour on Berbera. On his way to Berbera, President Bihi received warm welcome from the environs between Hargeisa and Berbera. Hundreds of residents lined up along the roads welcoming him with ululations at Da’arbudhuq, Abdaal and the other small towns.
Upon reaching Berbera, President Bihi who is making his maiden visit received a warm welcome by thousands of flag-bearers.
President Visits Ongoing Projects In Berbera
As part of his working tour, the President Abdi inspected several ongoing projects in Berbera. Foremost, the president paid a visit to Berbera National Fuel Terminal which is now under the management of Somaliland government.
During his inspection, the president also visited the Fuel Laboratory and hosted in-depth discussions with the officials of Berbera National Fuel Terminal. The chairman of this site has briefed the president about the achievements they have attained so far and the constraints which need to be brought off.
This facility which has been under management by a private company consortium was recently reclaimed back and returned to government management by President Muse Bihi.
From the oil terminal the head of state went to the port of Berbera where he first activity saw him aboard a new tugboat recently procured by the government, for a sail of around 2 Kilometres within Gulf of Aden waters.
Following the recent signing ceremony of DP World, the president has also undertaken inspection on Berbera Port Extension which is underway. In his briefing, the Project Manager Allan Sanchez told the president that 430 metre berth is under construction. He also added that the project will confine a total of 800 m wide berth that can dock 5 ships at a time.
President Bihi Arrives in Burao
The president of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi headed to Burao, the capital city of Togdheer region.The president visited every district he toured and mixed with his people while consoling them, advising them, boosting their morale, inaugurating new projects.
Showing patriotism, the president and his entourage received a warm welcome from thousands of people in Burao. Poignant was the horse unit escort given the president.
Addressing Togdheer residents, President Bihi spurred his people to foster fraternity, tighten solidarity and to show patriotism. He likewise encouraged them to show tremendous stamina in times of trouble.
On this day, such huge welcoming reflected the mood of jubilant people in Burao.
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