New Taiwanese President vouches for continued relations with Somaliland


By M.A. Egge

The new president of Taiwan, William Lai, has vouched that his administration will continue its relations with the Republic of Somaliland.

President William Lai who held a meeting with the delegation from the Republic of Somaliland last Monday who attended his inauguration led by the First Deputy Chairman of the Senate Hon. Saeed Jama Ali said that his administration gives importance to Africa.

He promised at the meeting to continue the cooperation and relations between the Republic of Somaliland and Taiwan.

Hon. Saeed Jama Ali highlighted that there are many aspects of cooperation in Taiwan hence they are committed to strengthening their relations.

He congratulated the new President of Taiwan William Lai and his vice president Hsiao Bi-khim for their election and pointed out that the relations between Somaliland and Taiwan have improved immensely in recent years.

The Somaliland delegation graced the occasion with their presence as part of the 51 international delegations that is attending the inauguration of the 16th elected president of Taiwan

The Somaliland delegation included the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Rooda Jama Ilmi, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives Hon. Mohamed Hassan Saeed and MP Omar Jama Farah from the same Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Representatives.