Ambassador Mehmet Yilmaz of Turkey to the Federal Republic of Somalia has today paid an official visit to Hargeisa the capital of Somaliland.
Amb Mehmet Yilmaz was highly welcomed by the President of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi to his office.
A press release from the president’s office states that the two leaders have discussed the strengthening of co-operation between the two countries and the expansion of Turkish-based development projects in the country.
The statement adds that President Muse Bihi has also raised the interest of Turkish education scholarship to be also granted to Somaliland.
The meeting was accompanied by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Health development and ended with a full understanding.
Somaliland which declared unilateral independence from the rest of Somalia in 1991 has been seeking an international recognition, however, their efforts haven’t so far proved successful.