IMG-20160824-WA0004Press Release

A delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation of the Republic of Somaliland Dr. Saad Ali Shire who traveled from the Capital, Hargeisa, has today reached at Cairo City.

The Minister heads this delegation to Egypt after upon receiving an official invitation from his counterpart minister of Egypt. Senior officials of the Egyptian MOFA warmly received the Minister delegation at the Cairo International Airport.

During their stay at Cairo, the Minister delegation will have important meetings with different distinguished ministers and officials of the Egyptian government and the Arab League including Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Mr. Samih Shukri, Minister of Trade & Industry, Minister of Health, Minister of Education, Ministers Higher Education, Sheikh Al-Azhar as well as senior officials of the Arab League of States based in Cairo.

The Somaliland MOFA Minister delegation to Egypt aims to strengthen cooperation and the relations between the two countries, Somaliland and Egypt.

The Minister is accompanied with in his delegation Ambassador of Somaliland to Yemen, Mr. Ali Mohamed, Director of the Political Department of MOFA, Mr. Abdiqani Ahmed Hassan and Head of the Middle East & Asia, Mr. Fahmi Mohamed Qasim

Source:  Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation of the  Republic of Somaliland 

Hargeisa,  Somaliland

24th August, 2016


  1. It is bad to have good relations with all the countries of the world provided these countries respect your national interests. As for Egypt, we need them not to try to disrupt the relation Somaliland enjoys with Ethiopia.

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