The Minister of Information lays foundation stone for ministry’s Togdeer headquarters after 33 years


The Minister of the Ministry of Information, Culture and National Guidance Hon. Ali Hassan Mohamed (Ali Mareehaan), has at last officially laid the foundation stone for long needed center of the Ministry of Information in Burao, Togdeer region.

The city had no information center given that its dilapidated building has not been in use for over three decades.

The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by the local regional and district administration officials, parliamentarians, civic councilors and other dignitaries and of course, the members of the media fraternity operating in Burao.

The new center will consist of 5 offices, a hall and a courtyard with a perimeter fence.

Upon laying the foundation stone, the minister noted that the new ultra modern building which would be fully furnished as per cues of professional needs will help in facilitating both public and private media correspondents of the region as a whole to go about their duties.

He said, “Today we are at a wonderful developmental event, we are laying the foundation stone for the center of the Ministry of Information in Togdeer region, which will have a new modern building, consisting of 5 office rooms and a meeting hall. It will be a comprehensively well equipped information studio”.

He continued, “For the last 33 years, this building has not been operational, it is dilapidated, and the Ministry of Information has had its regional headquarters in a two-roomed leased building in town, but mow here we are building a modern building as our headquarters in the region”.


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