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Somaliland is Open for Business

Having recently returned from my 5th visit to Somaliland in 12 months I’m delighted to report, not only is Somaliland open for business, they are succeeding at a rate where someone quoted. “Somaliland will be the next Dubai” And this week’s announcement of the completion of the $442m investment in the Port of Berbera by DP World is confirmation of such a bold and ambitious statement. During my recent visit to Somaliland I was astonished by the atmosphere and vibrancy of the people, business community and Government departments. Upon my arrival at the Maansoor Hotel I was pleasantly greeted with a welcome fit for a celebrity, the reception staff welcomed me and remembered my name from my last visit in April. The purpose of my visit was to meet with various Ministers to discuss our present and future development contracts, however within a few hours of arriving several

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Somaliland Protectorate Stamps in 1960

Queen Elizabeth’s face appeared on the stamps of the then-Somaliland Protectorate. 56 years ago today, she made a proclamation that “The Somaliland Protectorate shall become an independent country on the twenty-sixth day of June 1960”. On this anniversary, we ask for Her Majesty’s Government to take the lead and take steps toward recognizing Somaliland again.

 

A Very Unhappy Birthday for Somaliland

At 25, the unrecognized republic is left to struggle alone.

Maximilien von Berg

June 6, 2016

On May 18 of this year, Somaliland turned twenty-five. Yet the anniversary is cause for a bittersweet celebration at best. Peace has improbably reigned since this enclave of the Horn of Africa obtained de facto independence in 1991. During those two and a half decades, the world has forgotten this unlikely outpost of functioning government, which has run free democratic elections since 2003 embedded in the chaos of the failed State of Somalia. As a result, 3.5 million Somalilanders have been raised stateless, victims of a legal asterisk that shuts them off from the world and—by extension—prosperity

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President Silanyo: Why the UK should support a sovereign Somaliland

President Silanyo: Why the UK should support a sovereign Somaliland

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo

An independent Somaliland would provide security in a strategically sensitive region, a growing market for goods and services, and an important bulwark against extremism.

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Fadlan u codee Aqoonsiga Somaliland

Fadlan u codee aqoonsiga Somaliland oo saxeex Petition-kan hoos ku xusan

Kindly Support the Somaliland Recognition Petition and click this link to sign it

 

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/131174

 

 

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