BOSSASO, Somalia Dec 30 2012 (Garowe Online) – Puntland
President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole visited Bossaso Medical College and the General Hospital in Bossaso as he continues his tour of the commercial capital of
Puntland, Garowe Online reports.
President Farole accompanied by a delegation of ministers
and government officials which included Minister of Health Ali Abdullahi
Warsame, visited Bossaso Medical College where he spoke to students on Sunday.
The college was established in 1998 and hundreds of students
from across Puntland and Somalia are enrolled.
President Farole encouraged the students to strive to better
themselves in order to give back to the residents Puntland.
After his speech at
the medical college, President Farole visited the newly renovated General
Hospital in Bossaso to oversee a shipment of supplies and equipment being delivered to
Puntland’s Ministry of Health has focused its efforts on
improving medical service in public hospitals in rural and urban areas in Puntland.
Bossaso’s General Hospital is still under construction as
the hospital’s renovation project is still incomplete, officials at the hospital
said that the redecoration is nearly complete.
After his trip to the hospital, President Farole visited the
port in Bossaso to observe another construction project to expand the seaport.
Bossaso has undertaken a new face, as development projects
to improve infrastructure, airport and seaport are well underway in the capital
of Bari region.