Mr. Soren Pind, Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark Somaliland Visit
HARGEISA, — Mr. Soren Pind, Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark today arrived the capital of Somaliland, Hargeisa. Minister Pind who was leading a Danish delegate met with Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud at Mansoor hotel where they had a closed door meeting. This was the first time that Somaliland and the government of Denmark has had a such a high level direct talk and this is seen as a positive step in Somaliland.
After their meeting concluded the president’s office released a press statement acknowledging that President Ahmed Mohamud and Minister Pind had a meeting in Mansoor hotel. In their meeting President Mohamud spoke about Somaliland’s self sufficient, security, economic development and how it is able to do so much with the little resource that it has. President Mohamud also spoke about how Somaliland has satisfied all the requirements to become an independent state. Before their meeting ended President Mohamud informed minister Pind that Somaliland people thanked the Danish government for their support with the recent election that the country had.
Before Minister Pind departed back he was able to tour State House district where currently Southern Somali’s displaced refugees are settled. After touring State House district Minister Pind toured two Danish NGOs currently based in Somaliland DDG and DRC where he was presented with local folk dance and arts. After a successful visit to Somaliland Minister Sorin Pind departed from Egal International Airport.