President inaugurates ultra-modern Rugsan Estate


By M.A. Egge

The President of the Republic of Somaliland His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, has inaugurated an ultra-modern estate with comprehensive neighborhood facilities equivalent to those in developed world, on Wednesday 25th October 2023.

The project of building the estate named Rugsan has been set up and implemented by the giant telecommunications company, Telesom.

The Head of State praised the Telesom Group’s myriad of investments in the country and suggested that they include in their plans similar projects which are cheaper hence meant for people of lower income.

He said, “I congratulate the company which built the estates and those who bought the houses”.

He expressed his appreciation of the “wonderful vicinity it has been built upon and the excellent modern and stylish architect”.

“I would encourage the companies to build cheaper houses for those with lesser income”, he urged.

The President stated that the businessmen of the country should comply with the rules of the country in relation to the business opportunities for the citizens to be equal and not suppress upcoming entrepreneurs.

The ceremony to cut the on ribbon in launching Rugsan estate was attended by members of the cabinet, Telesom executives, politicians, businessmen and other leaders.

The pilot project is the first one in the country that boasts international city standards at par with those seen in the developed world.

Different heads of departments of the Telesom Group who spoke at the event, elaborated on the different stages they went through in the setting up of the buildings in the Rugsan neighborhood, and pointed out that as a company they have put a lot of effort into the project.

The Minister of Public Works, Lands and Housing, Hon. Mustafa Ali Bile, thanked the Telesom company for the large investments made in the neighborhood, and urged them to redouble their investment efforts.

The estate comprehensively has both furnished residential and commercial buildings.


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