Somaliland sets date for next general elections

Somali self-declared state of Somaliland has announced that the presidential elections will be held on 1st June 2016.
In a press release issued after a press conference held in Hargeisa on Thursday, the election commission has declared that it will hold the elections next year.
The election was set to be held this in this year but due to some reasons the commission decided to put off elections.
Somaliland, a breakaway region in northern Somalia has declared a unilateral independence from the rest of Somalia in 1991, however, its efforts for an international recognition hasn’t so far accomplished success.


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