President Bihi receives former President Rayale and WADDANI party leaders in bid to chart cohesively united and harmonious future for the nation in wake of elections


The President of the Republic of H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi convened at the Presidency a crucial meeting of national interest that was facilitated and graced by respected former Head of State Dahir Rayale Kahin who was the 3rd President of the nation that initiated rapports for cohesion.

The meeting which is unprecedented in the nation’s history that imperatively brought together the top political parties, the ruling KULMIYE and the opposition WADDANI, at a round-table, is meant to instill cohesive and harmonious setting across the country and has at its core national interests preceding and superseding all others hence avoid polarization.

Resolutions adopted at the meeting are meant to chart the way forward for bre-threnship and conducive atmosphere in the political landscape to be imparted at its core for a solidly united front with the nation’s interests at heart.

The meeting discussed the general situation in the country and it was agreed that everything against the nationhood of Somaliland should be addressed.

Also in the itinerary of the discussions was need in cooperation on the issues of elections, maintenance of peaceful stability and initiating continuous rapports and sustainability of meetings between the national parties and the President.

A press release from the Presidential Palace during on Wednesday reads as follows.

“The meeting was organized by the third President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Dahir Rayale Kahin, whose purpose was to forge cooperation in the interests of the nation and the elections, and engage the government headed by President Muse Bihi Abdi and the senior leadership of the Waddani party led by presidential aspiring candidate Abdirahman Mohamed Abdilahi (Irro).

In this meeting, various issues of interest to the nation were discussed which was led by the former President of Somaliland H.E. Dahir Rayale Kahin was focused on:-

  1. To be wary of Somaliland’s enemies and solidly work together as a united front on National Defense.
  2. Election issues;
  3. a) To participate in the election campaign in a harmonious and free manner.
  4. b) That the result of the election contest be adhered to and accepted by the National Parties.
  5. c) That the national parties subsequently hold meetings in the next three days, to further review and analyze the implementation of these provisions.

Finally, the President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi, thanked the former President of Somaliland, H.E. Dahir Rayale Kahin for organizing this meeting and working for the common interests of the Nation.

The president was flanked at the meeting by the chairman of the Kulmiye Party and the Minister of Interior, Hon. Mohamed Kahin Ahmed, Kulmiye vice presidential candidate and the Minister of Trade and Tourism, Hon. Mohamud Hassan Saad (Saajin) and the Minister of Animal Husbandry and Rural Development, Mr. Said Sulub Mohamed.

On the part of WADDANI, its presidential candidate Abdirahman Irro, he was accompanied at the meeting by his deputy, Mr. Mohamed Ali Aw Abdi, Mr. Abdiqadir Haji Ismail Jirde who is one of the party leaders and Secretary Abdiqadir Salah Idle.


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