June 22, 2012 ·1 Comments
HARGEISA — Telesom is one of the leading and most respected names in Somaliland not only continues to bring innovation and connecting this nation but also contribute to the development of the community especially when it comes to higher learning in this country.
The Minister of Education and Higher learning Hon Zamzam Adan Abdi cut the rippon to an new conference hall in a ceremony which was attended by senior cabinet ministers, religious leaders, traditional elders and members of the public, Mr. Abdisalaan Ismail Nuur who is heads the Business development and regional division at TELESOM handed the keys to a state of the art conference hall to Muse Adan Cabdi the chancellor of Hargeisa University, which will be used to house the faculty of ICT and technology.
The occasion was opened with verses from the Holy Qur’an recited by Sheikh Adan Mohamud Hiiray (Adan Siiro) who praised the company for it contribution towards the society. Sultan Mohamed hassan Ibrahim said, Telesom has funded many of the leading high learning institutions in the country as well as underprivileged students, funds and sponsors social events and it brings awareness to the people of Somaliland.
TELESOM has donated checks worth a sum total of over $50,000 to road projects this year so far, said Sultan Mohamed hassan Ibrahim. In March, the company donated $25,000 to the Wajale road connecting the country to Ethiopia.
They also donated thousands to streets and roads in major cities of the country. Sultan Mohamed added, Telesom recently donated $20,000 the first phase (124-km)of the proposed three-lane passage, dubbed Dawga Aad, will run some 300-km from Hargeisa to the port city of Djibouti.
The committee currently managing its construction and expansion says upon completion some 600 trucks will use the motorway every month traveling between the two nations. The project will widen the road from one to three lanes.
Prof. Mustafe Eelaabe who heads the ICT faculty at Hargeisa University said the new facility which is equipped with CISCO Access rooter which is capable of delivering a fast, reliable, and secure Internet and network access through various high-speed WAN access technologies will greatly benefit the institution.
Telesom is the largest private telecommunication service provider in Somaliland. Founded in 2002, it is owned by Somaliland share holders and the company remains as the primary employed in the country.
It also provides a wide diverse of services including GSM, Internet, Zaad services (mobile money payments) electronic voucher, GPRS, 3Gs video conferencing system enabling thousands of business people to increase the profit’s and improve the competitiveness through Telesom high quality technological systems.
Goth M Goth
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