May 11, 2012 ·35 Comments
ADDIS ABABA — Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Omar left the Ethiopian capital for Washington on Friday to participate in the upcoming Somaliland Conference in Northern Virginia.
Dr. Mohamed Abdillahi Omar is leading a high level delegation from Somaliland which includes cabinet members, members of Parliament, Upper House (Guurti), officials from the Electoral Commission, political parties, representatives of the business community, media, academics and local NGO’s.
The two-day Conference scheduled for May 18th will bring together guest speakers and attendees from Somaliland, The World Bank, National Endowment for Democracy, International Republican Institute, Council on Foreign Relations, National Democratic Institute, Freedom House, members from multiple US Universities and the Somaliland communities in North America.
The gathering is expected to be the biggest of its kind with an estimated participants of several hundreds.
The conference will have presentations from panel members who will discuss about multiple regional and Somaliland issues. U.S. Policy on Somaliland and Somalia, democracy, governance, press freedom, free market, security and terrorism will be some of the pressing subjects to be addressed. The conference will feature U.S. experts of East Africa region and they will share their experience and thoughts about Somaliland.
By Goth Mohamed Goth
May 11, 2012
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