Somaliland Celebrates 26th Anniversary of its Armed Forces Day


In a glitzy event to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the establishment of Somaliland National Armed Forces, the incumbent president of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi paid a glowing tribute to the commemoration venue and hailed them for their services to the country, their diligence, accountability and management.


Prior to commencing festivities president Behi inaugurated the first gymnasium as well as extension of the Somaliland armed forces at its Hargeisa headquarters.


The commander of the Somaliland armed forces General Nuh Ismail Tani briefed guests on the various stages passed by his commend since inception on the 2nd February 1994


The President and his high ranking officials have inspected a guard of honor mounted by the national army forces who lined up in readiness to commemorate the day. President Bihi, the commander in chief for the Somaliland’s armed forces, attended the ceremony, vowing his government would strive to prioritize the welfare of the national army.


Marking the commemoration of the 26th anniversary, President Bihi lauded the National Armed Forces of Somaliland for their courage and heroism in defending the country. The president also highlighted that the armed forces have full capacity to defend their country against any threat.


H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi also handed medals over two military officials for bravery in combat namely: Osman Farah Awale better known as Dolal and Ahmed Hurre Haariye.