The President of the Republic of Somaliland, H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud ‘Siilaanyo’, planted the ‘tree for development’ on the western part of Las Anod city, Sool, to herald the beginning of accelerated development for the whole region.
He at the same time cut the ribbons to inaugurate new street roads in the town.
“The government of Somaliland will continue doing its obligation as far as public services to the populace is concerned, and even more wherever possible”, said the President at the new medical students hall at Lasanod.
The President was addressing the audience after visiting many project locations being implemented and those already implemented in the area, most notably the 17 new buildings at the regional hospital.
The President called all traditional leaders and politicians of the Sool, Buuhoodle, and Haysimo regions to fully respond to peace and national consolidation dialogue to be held in Burao on October 25, 2016.
“It is incumbent upon us to do our duties hence wherever possible we will continue doing so”, pledged the Head of State.
At the venue the health minister Hon. Suleiman Issa Hagletosiye gave a breakdown of detailed progress made. He said that the SDF program has had 3 million USD allocated for health programs.
He noted that the Lasanod hospital which was built during the colonial times by the late Eng. Ali Jirde in 1948 had never seen any facelift in all those decades.
He said that the 7 dilapidated buildings had since been rehabilitated and that 17 new ones were under construction.
Hon. Hagletosie said that the student’s hall that they were in (venue) were part of a 300,000 (three hundred thousand) USD that the President personally gave.
On his part the presidency minister Hon. Mohamud Hashi pointed out that of all the past regions and administration since the colonial times, it was that of the current President that has done the most visible development which was tangible.
The water minister Hon. Bashe revealed that four new water points was found. There were in Adi-adeye, Ganbada, Tifafle and Shashadde.
At each and every point that the President visited in the region he was welcomed by the regional Governor Mustaffa Abdi Shiine
By A M Egge