Somaliland President Receives A cordial Reception Upon Arrival in Djibouti


DJIBOUTI–President Musa Bihi Abdi, who arrived in Djibouti on Saturday on his first state visit, took the salute at the guard of honor given to him at the airport in Djibouti.

Somaliland President was received at the airport by his Djiboutian counterpart, Ismail Omar Geuleh. The President, Hon. Musa Bihi Abdi was given the red carpet treatment upon arrival at Djibouti’s airport. He was greeted by Djibouti’s Foreign minister, Mohamed Yusuf and Treasury minister.

Somaliland’s representative to Djibouti and other Djibouti officials have showed up at the airport to welcome the president of Somaliland and his high profile delegation. Djibouti President, Ismail Omar met with his Somaliland counterpart at Djibouti’s VIP airport. Hon. Ismail has seen off Somaliland president and his entourage to  Djibouti Palace Kempinski  Hotel. The two Heads of State will officially hold their first face to face meeting on Monday.

Common mutual interests will be reviewed during the talks that will take place tomorrow. Djibouti a tiny state that neighbors Somaliland does not recognize the secession but insists on its stance of Somaliland being part and parcel of Somalia. Somaliland seceded from Somalia in 1991 after the country plunged into turmoil.