delegation, led by the Nairobi-based regional head, Mr Lutz
Salzman, arrived yesterday in Somaliland's capital, Hargeysa.
included an associate official from the EU's Somali office
(Somalia and Somaliland) Joachim Knoth. Meanwhile, an Egyptian
delegation arrived yesterday in the country led by the Egyptian
envoy to Somalia and Somaliland Halim Salah.
included representatives from firms dealing with production,
reconstruction and some businessmen. The EU delegation's mission
was related to some EU projects in Somaliland although there
was no official comment on the purpose of the visit.
are expected to take part in the commissioning of an office
for roads and general works which was financed by the EU.
delegation is also expected to sign contracts with local construction
companies for the reconstruction of some of Somaliland's roads.
the delegation met the vice-president, Dahir Riyale Kahin,
and Somaliland's foreign affairs minister, Mahmud Salah.