Hargeisa (THT) H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo over the week in his office met with civil society groups to discuss ways in which would play in informing and educating the general public on the importance of
registering eligible voters and the issuance of national identity cards before the holding of next year’s
parliamentary and Presidential elections which is due next year. President Silanyo during the meeting members of the civil societies groups said, “I do believe it’s the dut for all of us as citizens, especially
those of you engaged in civil society work and members of the official opposition organizations to work jointly in making this process a success. The Minister of Interior Hon Mohamed Ali Waran Cade elaborating of the process had this to say, “The current government led by
President Silanyo is committed to a free and fair elections system and will ensure a level playing field for all political parties in the election process At the same time Hon Waran Cade became the first person to register for both the new national identity card and voter’s registration card followed by the assistant minister of Presidency Hon Mohamed Muse Abbes who became the second
person to register. Also present during the meeting were the members of the national identity card and voter’s registration committee and representatives of Sahan , the firm which won the contract forthe procurement of the SomalilanNational ID card system.