The President of the republic of Somaliland speaking on behalf of the state, has sent on Tuesday a cable of congratulations to Birmingham city council which on 8th of July, 2019, recognized the republic of Somaliland statehood. The president at the same time lauded the bold move taken by the second largest city in the UK for giving Somaliland the recognition. According to press statement from the presidency has stated that the city council in Birmingham has understood the significance of Somaliland which has been in search of an international recognition from the world. The republic of Somaliland also expresses thanks to everyone who is engaged in the push for Somaliland recognition. The city councils of Cardiff, Sheffield and Tower Hamlets already recognized the statehood of Somaliland.