US Government Officially invites Somaliland President
Hargeisa (JMG)- Foreing Minister Dr. Mohamed Abdilahi Omer announced that President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo was offially invited by the United State government. Before his departure to Addis Ababa for a 4 day follow up visit this week.
Dr. Omer Said: “The President has accepted the invitation from the US government and that the visit will be fixed at jointly agreed date.”
The minister added that he is not aware of any one else (Politician from Somalia) who is invited.
US under Secretary for African Affairs Ambassador Donald Yamamato Confirmed the invitation of President Silanyo, but did not give any specific reason.
The Ambassador said that bilateral relations, US aid to Somaliland, the new US government policy towards Somaliland and increased direct aid.
Source: The Republican