Aug. 25, 2013 (Garowe Online) –Puntland delegation led by Minister of
Labour, Youth and Sports Abdiweli Hirsi Abdulle (Indhoguran) is on visit to
Somali region of Ethiopia, Garowe Online reports.
delegation which consists of Deputy Minister of Interior Ali Yusuf Hosh, Deputy
Chief of cabinet at Puntland President’s office Ahmed Aideed, The Governor of
Bari region Abdisamad Mohamed Galan, respected clan elder Suldan Saed Mohamed
Garase and businessmen, held various meetings with the officials of Somali
regional state of Ethiopia.
the issues discussed by the two sides were to strengthen the bilateral ties
between Puntland and neighbouring Ethiopia, to together continue cooperation on
security, education and economic matters which were highlighted in an agreement
signed by Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole and the President of
Somali regional State of Ethiopia Abdi Mohamud Omar in June 2012.
a meeting held at Jigjiga Presidential Palace, Somali regional state of
Ethiopia granted 75 scholarship positions to Somalia’s Puntland government and
Puntland delegation members thanked Ethiopia for its continued support.
their stay, Puntland’s visiting delegation would tour government institutions
for experience sharing discussions.