September 26, 2011 ·0 Comments
The Chair of SONSAF, Mr. Adam Hagi Ali briefed the President on major activities undertaken by his organization SONSAF. Mr. Adam Haji presented to the president documentations highlighting activities thus far completed including local election observation activities undertaken during the Presidential Election of 2010 and a review study on elections held in Somaliland in the last ten years.
SONSAF officials have promised to work with the Government in many areas such as the democratization process, issues relating to increasing awareness of the international community vis-à-vis and the importance of recognizing Somaliland. In addition, SONSAF officials stated that they would try to foster closer relationship between the Government and NSAs.
The President thanked the officials and staff of SONSAF and added that non-state actors are important institutions that provide essential services to society as the Government alone can’t do everything.
The President also promised that the Government of Somaliland is ready to work with SONSAF. Finally, the President encouraged non-state actors to guard against anything that might compromise the sovereignty of Somaliland.