April 21, 2012 ·8 Comments
The President H.E. Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud received yesterday the United Nation Secretary General’s special envoy to Somalia and Somaliland Mr Augustine Mahiga who arrived in Hargeisa a day after Somaliland government announced its decision to pull out of the proposed talks with Somalia.
Mr Mahiga said that the international community is ready to double its support to SL, a country they see and deem as one that has set an excellent example in socio-economical and political circles in the region.
The envoy who is on a regular periodic visit to Somaliland had earlier on refuted a press query that he came to mediate on the special talks.
According to a state house press release, the Head of State impressed upon his host the need for the international community to support this country in impertinent issues as security and bilateral ones.
The President further updated the UN envoy on the latest development in country. Apart from the top security issues discussed Mr Mahiga was informed of the political developments that so far has seen the electioneering processes in high gear such that the latest six parties to join the fray has been successfully identified.
On his part the envoy pointed out the importance of Somaliland to attend the upcoming Turkish sponsored talks scheduled in June, a meeting he described as being one with tangible effects on/for Somaliland.
By goth Mohamed