BORAMA– Two day meeting organized by Somaliland’s ruling party, Unity, Peace and Development Party (Kulmiye) opened on Monday in Borama, Awdal’s provincial capital. The meeting saw the attendance of Somaliland president, Mr. Musa Bihi Abdi and as the chairman of the governing party, deputy president, Mr. Abdirahman Abdilahi Ismail Sayli’i and the fourth deputy chairperson of the ruling party, the speaker of the house of national assembly, senior party members, Ethiopia and Djibouti consuls in Hargeisa, Turkish officials, and delegates from Somaliland’s provinces.
Former minister for information during Silanyo’s regime, Mr. Osman Abdilahi Sahardid aka Adani has lost the membership of party’s central council. Ex-finance minister, Ms. Zamzam Abdi Aden also booted out of the party’s central council member and is no longer attending the meeting. In his keynote address, Bihi, who is also the chairman of Kulmiye ruling party has thanked Borama residents for their hospitality in hosting the party central council gathering. Mr. Bihi in his address reiterated that the party has fulfilled a lot of its promises during the presidential campaign in 2017. The President stated that the party has given priority to security, peace, health and education projects. Mr. Bihi has said that his government has pledged to create jobs for the youth in Somaliland.
It is noteworthy that the former president of Somaliland, Mr. Ahmed Silanyo did not attend although details are sketchy over the reasons he did not go.