The President of the Republic of Somaliland, H.E Muse Bihi Abdi, received at the Presidential Palace a high level delegation from the Federal Government of Ethiopia led by their Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide.
The purpose of the delegation’s visit was to share the grief and sorrow of the people of Somaliland, as well as to convey a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Somaliland from the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E Abiy Ahmed Ali and the Ethiopian people.
The message sent by Abiy Ahmed to the people of Somaliland was one that shows the deep brotherhood between our two countries. The delegation also witnessed the tragedy caused by the fire with their own eyes.
For his part, President Bihi thanked the Government and people of Ethiopia for their support to the people of the Republic of Somaliland. He also thanked the President of the Somali Regional State, Mustafe Muhumed Omar, who was one of the first to send help last night.
The members of the delegation from the Federal Government of Ethiopia who arrived in the country today include the Ministers of Finance, Mr. Ahmed Shide, Transport, Ms. Dagmawit Moges and officials from the security and emergency services along with the Ambassador of Somaliland to Ethiopia Amb. Mohamed Ahmed Mohamud (Awad).