HARGEISA – Somaliland President, H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo and senior members of his cabinet departed from Egal International Airport for the United Arab Emirates on Friday.
President Silanyo and his delegation are expected to meet with senior UAE leaders to discuss the government’s support for the Saudi-led coalition against Qatar.
The airline has disrespected Somaliland’s sovereignty on numerous occasions following the Government’s announcement.
Somaliland’s Armed Forces currently doesn’t have a national air force to enforce the measure, but many predict that the coalition will come to Somaliland’s aid.
Analysts are predicting that the UAE will provide military assistance to Somaliland’s Armed Forces to enforce the ban.
President Silanyo is also expected to visit Saudi Arabia later this week to meet with senior Saudi leaders before heading back to Somaliland.
Stay tuned for more on this developing story.