By: M. A.
The Council of Ministers meeting held yesterday virtually and discussed ways to mitigate the soaring cases of Covid-19 pandemic across the country. It was the 80th meeting of president Musa Bihi Abdi administration, and it discussed many salient issues including land disputes, the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic and the expulsion of southerners from Lasanod. President of the republic of Somaliland Musa Bihi Abdi chaired the cabinet meeting virtually from the presidential palace. Deputy SL President H.E Abdirahman Sayli’i who is the chair of the committee tasked for the preparedness and response of the pandemic gave a presentation at the meeting which is aimed at mitigating of the virus and ways of keeping it at bay. The DP said in the report that the death toll skyrocketed for the past three months. Sayli’i noted that 28 people succumbed to the complications of Covid-19 for the past 6 days. He further notified that the committee against the prevention of the virus will soon release new guidelines which will be aimed at mitigating the spread of the pandemic. The cabinet discussed resolutions aimed at bringing an end to land disputes that transpire in both rural and urban areas in Somaliland. Finally, the ministerial delegation which oversaw the deportation of southerners from Lasanod spoke of the implementation of the security operation and reiterated that the security operation was successfully launched and is progressing well.