The president acknowledges the armed forces superp role in national stability as he visits Tukaraq


The country is at peace owing to your efforts in conjunction with the rest of the security arms, he lauds the army as he addresses them

By M.A. Egge

THT- The President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi and his entourage who have been on an official trip for over a week to the Eastern regions of the country, reached on Monday 19th September the furthest point where the national armed forces of Tuqarak in the Sool region. At the same time also visited and inspected some of the military posts in the area.

The President was received by top military brass, bases and sectional commanders of the national forces led by the chief army commander of the national forces, Major General Nuh Ismail Tani.

The president received a salute from the national area army unit who paraded a guardie in his honour.

He was briefed by Major General Nuh Tani on the general situation of the army and how they are vigilant on peace and upholding steadfastness.

The President on his part noted his acknowledgment of the important and monumental role the army played in the existence and cohesiveness of the nation’s peaceful stability.

He congratulated and lauded them for their selfless efforts to protect their country and its people. He underpinned the fact that they are heroes in the hearts of the people and the nation as a whole.

The Head of State described the national forces as the basic foundation of security that every aspect of the situation of nation-building thrives upon hence it is the pillars and fortress which encompasses the essence of the country’s nationhood.

“The country is at peace owing to your efforts in conjunction with the rest of the security arms hence the nation is profoundly grateful to you”, he told them.

The people living in the Gambada and Tukaraq areas in the east of Sool region welcomed the President and his delegation, and they welcomed them with a rousing reception, dotted by the traditional waving of fresh twigs.

By M.A. Egge




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