Somaliland:Berbera Port Manager Refutes Media Propaganda Reports

Port manager Ali Omer speaks on the phone at Berbera port in the Somaliland autonomous region of Somalia. (Paul Schemm/For The Washington Post)

Horndiplomat-The berbera port manager Mr.Ali Omer mohamed know as (Xorxor) Falsified the Local Newspaper Reports about the Disputes between The Port of Berbera manager and The House of Presidential For the Berbera Investment. Horn Diplomat Reports

The Berbera Port Manager Eng.Ali Omer Mohamed Says they Stand to Endorse the presidential Policy and that Conflicts between sides its Propaganda Mr Ali says “today I urge the Local Newspaper Reports its A Clear Falsely ,The Berbera Port stand to endorsed the house of Presidential policy, The Disputes they Report Is Baseless .”said the berbera port manager

Meanwhile the Berbera port manager cleared to his Press Statement that he welcomes the investment of berbera port and sent a strong message to the media Houses should be aware of the propaganda Reports they circulate.

The exact verbatim of the manager is this ” I advice the Media Houses should be aware to Presenting Propaganda Reports about the Berbera port.” “We’re welcoming the Investment and we stand to endorse the government policy of the Port Investment.” said the Eng.Ali Omer Mohamed, The Berbera Port Manager.

The Berbera Port Investment

In early this Year, Somaliland Government And Dp World Joint venture entity will ‘invest and manage’ Port of Berbera, which it aims to transform into a ‘regional and logistic hub’
DP World, the port operator with terminals from Brazil to China, has signed an agreement with the government of Somaliland to co-invest $442 million (Dh1.62 billion) in the Port of Berbera.

The two parties have signed a term-sheet agreement to form a joint venture company that will “invest and manage” and transform the port into a “regional and logistic hub,” according to DP World statement sent to Gulf News .

It is understood the agreement was signed during a recent visit to DP World’s offices in Dubai by Somaliland officials.

The agreement is non binding but sets the basic terms for the investment that includes investing $442 million in the port “over time.


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