HARGEISA — A delegation from neighboring Djibouti arrived in Somaliland’s capital Hargeisa on Tuesday. The aim of this delegation is to take part in the celebration of 20th anniversary of Somaliland’s independent from Somalia that will be held tomorrow the 18th of May. This will be a memorable celebration; the entire country has been getting ready for this occasion for the last two weeks and the Djibouti officials are sharing the euphoria with the Somaliland society wherever they are. Some

The delegation from Djibouti will be the first of its kind that comes to the country to celebrate with the Somalilanders who will be commemorating this very important event all over the world. Sources close to the government have also confirmed to SomalilandPress that other delegations and guests are expected to be coming from the neighboring countries as well.

On another note Somaliland Diaspora community all over the world are expected to hold pro-independence rallies through the world on May 18th marking the 20th anniversary. In Hargeisa and the other regions of the country, the people got ready well for the event. Everybody is dressed with the Somaliland flag. The tailors are very busy with sewing clothes of the Somaliland flag. The cars, particularly the mini cars, have been plastered with stickers of the developer, the current president of Somaliland Ahmed Moh’ed Mohamoud Siilaanyo, the establisher, the first president of Somaliland, Abdirahman Ahmed Ali Tuur, the uniter, Mohamed Haji Ibrahim Igal and the implementer, Dahir Rayale Kahin.

According to the head of the arm forces the 18 May celebration is expected to happen in a peaceful and remarkable way. It is intended to leave the hearts of somalilanders happiness, constant remembrance and the feeling to make every other 18 May celebrations the same as this one if not better.