Hargeisa (Cakaaranews) Thrusday 14th December 2017. FDRE delegation led by Minister of Transport H.E. Ahmed Shide as well as regional delegation led by ESRS vice president Mr. Abdihakim Egal Omar, accompanied with regional higher officials and Local traditional elders attended the inauguration ceremony of the Somaliland’s new President Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi at Somaliland capital city of Hargeisa.
During the ceremony, Federal transportation minister H.E. Ahmed Shide sincerely congratulated the state and the people of Somaliland for the newly elected president and also for their political achievements encountered. The minister deeply expressed the long relationship between Somaliland and Ethiopia and also proposals intensifying this relation. He added that he is expecting that Allah will assist him to perform effectively the responsibility that he took.
The former President Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo addressed in his word during inauguration ceremony and said “I am very delighted to hand the presidential power to the next president.” The former president Mr. Ahmed Silanyo enjoined the new president to become a key role player for achieving Somaliland's development.
Meanwhile, the new elected president of Somaliland, H.E. Muse Bihi, thanked the delegates from the neighboring countries. In addition to this, Mr. Bihi promised that he would execute his duties and responsibilities effectively and efficiently. Again he added that he would promote and strengthen the collaboration and good relation with the neighboring countries to the upcoming five years.
Eventually, the delegation from the international community and neighboring countries thanked to the Somaliland government for their achievements in the democratization process and the promotion of peace and stability. And they encouraged improving their efforts towards peace and development processes that advanced in Somaliland.