HARGEISA – Somaliland’s Defence Minister Ahmed Haji Ali Adami, laid the foundation stone for the new headquarters of Somaliland’s National Armed Forces in a ceremony on Sunday.
The construction of the new headquarters will be funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development.
Adami thanked the UK for the contribution and for recognizing the needs of Somaliland’s Armed Forces.
General Nuh Ismail Tani, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was also present at the ceremony and thanked the UK for providing the funds for the construction of the new military headquarters.
“The previous military headquarters could not occupy the growing amount of members of Somaliland’s National Armed Forces,” Tani said.
“This initiative was greatly needed and we thank the UK for their partnership,” Tani said.