Somaliland: President Chairs 90th Cabinet Ministers Meeting


The 90th session of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Somaliland, chaired by the President of the Republic of Somaliland, H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi, and accompanied by the Vice President of Somaliland, Abdirahman Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail (Saylici), addressed a number of issues today.

First, the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland and Chairman of the Drought Relief Committee, Mr. Abdirahman Abdilahi Ismail (Saylici) shared with the council the drought relief work the committee has done so far which has been made easier by the donations received thus far. The vice president also spoke about the recent rains in parts of the country, noting that some have brought back color to the area. 

The council also heard a report from the Minister of Interior, Hon. Mohamed Kahin Ahmed, on the security situation in the country and noted the need for a concerted effort. On another note, Somaliland’s Minister of Religion and Endowments, Sheikh Abdirizak Hussein Ali (Albani), presented a detailed documentary on Islam’s perspective on how to treat adopted children. 

At the end of the meeting, the President briefed the Council on his recent visit to the United States, and noted that the visit was a success and that the US is ready to work with Somaliland.