Taiwan Officially Opens Somaliland Representative Office



Foreign Minister & Int’l Cooperation, Honroable Yasin Mohamoud Hiir Faraton & Taiwan’s representative to Somaliland, H.E Allen Chengwa Lou, proceeded this Monday, August 17th, 2020, to the official opening of Taiwan’s Representative Office to Hargeisa.

The inauguration ceremony of Taipei’s representative office to Hargeisa saw the attendance of Somaliland’s government ministers and invited guests.

Taiwan’s FM H.E Joseph Wu has participated the inauguration ceremony virtually.

Somaliland and Taiwan have signed joint technical cooperation agreement.

SL FM Yasin Mohamoud Hiir Faraton has signed the cooperation pact on behalf of Somaliland while Taiwan’s Representative to Somaliland, H.E Allen Chengwa Lou has signed on behalf of Taiwan.

The two countries have agreed that the liaison offices will serve for the best interest of Somaliland and Taiwan.

Taiwan is now among countries that has affirmed its support to Somaliland’s territorial integrity and dismissed claims from Somalia asserting that Somaliland is part and parcel of the greater Somalia.

Taiwan is facing akin scenario whereby mainland China claims Taiwan’s sovereignty.

Somaliland & Taiwan reached bilateral cooperation agreement in July this year.



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