Dp World deal ‘helpful’ to Somaliland’s bid for independence

Paul Whiteway, via Independent Diplomat

Horndilomat-A 442 million dollar contract was announced this week to develop the Port of Berbera in Somaliland. The contract between Somaliland and Dubai-backed DP World will develop a regional trade and logistics hub. Despite recently celebrating its 25th year of self-declared independence, Somaliland isn’t recognised internationally. The former British protectorate is considered an autonomous region of Somalia. RFI’s Daniel Finnan spoke to Paul Whiteway from Independent Diplomat, an organisation that advises the Somaliland government…

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  1. Well said Paul Whiteway for Independent Diplomat I Agree with you to your Argue for the Case of Recognition in Somaliland Yes This Investment its a good Possitive side That Will Led to Gained international Recognition As You Focus On this The Deal its a Semi recognition

  2. Somaliland Is Not recognised state Its A Semiautonomous Region from Somalia But they build of Full Government and Free and fair elections why other somalia’s states they made on like that I congratulated in Somaliland People in that and they Reached today this Style of International Investment I’m very Pleased to see this And this, Government and Investment


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