Africa
  World
  Islam
  Health
  Photos

World Islamic Prayer

Cimilada
VOA Somali
BBC Somali 14:00
BBC Somali 18:00
Deutsche Welle
BBC Radio
Voice of America
IRIN Radio
NPR Radio
Radio Netherland
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2014 - 5:11:05 AM
Somalia
Somalia: Turkish development agency visits Puntland

GAROWE, Somalia Mar 17 2012 (Garowe Online) – President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole who is currently in Gardo received a delegation from Turkey that are planning on conducting development projects in Puntland, Radio Garowe reports.
 
President Farole and his ministers welcomed the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) to Gardo. President Farole thanked the delegation for visiting Puntland and Turkey’s continued assistance for Puntland and Somalia.
Puntland President Dr.Farole and Coordinator of TIKA in Gardo Photo (Garowe Online)

TIKA is primarily the agency used by the Turkish government to coordinate humanitarian and development aid in countries across Europe and Africa. The agency will conduct projects that will renovate or rebuild schools, hospitals, airports, roads and government buildings. The agency has conducted projects in Mogadishu and southern Somalia in the past.
 
After leaving Gardo, TIKA officials traveled to Galkayo where Minister of Health Dr. Ali Abdullahi Warsame and the director of the Galkayo international airport, Abdirahman Saeed and other officials were awaiting them. Upon arrival the TIKA officials were given a tour of the airport and shown areas of the airport that needed renovation.
Puntland Minister of Education Dr.Juha with TIKA Officials in Garowe Photo(Garowe Online)

Dr. Warsame told local media in Galkayo that TIKA will be conducting projects to rebuild the run-down road that links Galkayo and Garowe as well as renovating the Galkayo airport.  
 
Before departing from Puntland, TIKA officials traveled to Garowe where they visited various sites in the capital including schools, health facilities and government compounds.
 
The Turkish government has assisted Somalia in humanitarian and development aid and is hosting the upcoming Somalia conference scheduled for June.

GAROWE ONLINE
RELATED:
Somalia: Al Shabaab fighters ambush Federal Govt troops in Bay, 6 militants killed
Somalia: Ugandan Guard Unit arrives in Mogadishu for UN personnel, bases protection
Somalia: Somaliland forces withdraw from historic town of Taleh


Advertisement
 

Vacancy Anouncment Legal Advisor for the Puntland House of Representatives

EDITORS PICK:

Somalia: Al Shabaab fighters ambush Federal Govt troops in Bay, 6 militants killed

BAIDOA, Somalia April 17, 2014 (Garowe Online)

Somalia: Ugandan Guard Unit arrives in Mogadishu for UN personnel, bases protection

Somalia: Somaliland forces withdraw from historic town of Taleh

Somalia: Somaliland troops seize Taleh town ahead of clan convention

Somalia: No-confidence motion against President Hassan looms-Sources

Somalia: Kuwaiti Company to construct Airport, University in Puntland

Somalia: Federal Govt, Ethiopian troops clash with Al Shabaab in Bakool

Somalia: PM in Kismayo Port City for official visit

Somalia: National Armed Forces celebrate 54th anniversary

Somalia: Puntland Farmers Day marked with ‘Commendations and Pledges’

Somalia: AMISOM, Jubaland forces rescue Kenyan nationals held by Al Shabaab

Somalia: PM on visit to liberated towns

Somalia: Midnight blaze devours Baidoa market, 7 injured

Somalia: Puntland President attends symposium on security in Galkayo

About Us | Disclaimer | Copyright | Contact Us