The government of Somaliland is intent on defending itself against allied enemies of the nation, as it announces elections to be held timely

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By M.A. Egge

The Government of the Republic of Somaliland is intent on defending the nation against allied enemies who are out to undermine the country, in the wake of new threats from novice antagonists.

It has officially notified the nation to prepare and be in readiness for the holding of the presidential and political parties come November 13th and at the same time called upon the vigilante defense of the country to the hilt.

The announcements of the notification of the elections being held timely and the defense the nation in the wake of new threats was contained in a press release from the Presidency on Wednesday following an extra ordinary meeting of the members of the cabinet chaired personally by the Head o State H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi, in their 130th session.

“The council of ministers has vividly clarified and declare that the upcoming elections will be held on time and the country should be strongly defended against alliances of novice antagonists who threaten to harm the nation.

The state has severally reiterated the need and desire of the timely holding of elections and has now made it even more vivid through a resolution of the cabinet itself.

The Council of Ministers was given general briefing on the country’s security by the Minister of Interior, Honorable Mohamed Kahin Ahmed who also updated them on the security situation in the Horn of Africa.

Further briefs and reports were heard from the Minister of Finance Mr. Saad Ali Shire who said that his ministry was in the process of embarking on the 2025 financial estimates and Health Minister Hassan Mohamed Ali who dwelt on thevarious itutaion of health issues with the dengue malaise affliction being prioritized.

On his part, Fisheries and Coastal Development minister Hon. Mohamud Warsame Jama shared with the council the plan to increase the development of fisheries in the country which is in great need of the Somaliland community and to find new markets for fish in the country.

Of note is the fact that the Council of Ministers has for the first time in the country’s history delving into the drafts bill of the general penal code of the Republic of Somaliland that the country will have.

They were tabled by the Minister of National Assembly Relations Abdinasir Muhammed Hassan Buuni and the Attorney General Abdirahman Jama Hayan. .