Dr. Sa’ad Ali Shire, the incumbent foreign affairs minister of Somaliland has dismissed allegations of misusing public funds. This was disclosed in a press release issued by the press secretary of the ministry, Hon. Ahmed Yusuf Ali. It is stated that the ministry neither misuse public funds nor misappropriate it but it serves with the nation. The ministry issued the press statement to respond to allegations of recent probe by PAC which disclosed widespread graft committed by former powerful ministers in Silanyo’s cabinet. Alleged former ministers who spoke said that the Hon. Nasir Ali Shire, PAC parliament MP left his brother who also corrupted funds of the Berbera port takeover by Dubai Ports World. The ministry of foreign affairs spoken further said that the port investment and modernization is going smoothly. It is said that there are accusations traded in the media on the port investment which some said that minister has corrupted the project.
By: Ms. Farrah Mohumed Yusuf
Staff Reporter and local Journalist