( Horn Diplomat News Desk) The Somaliland Minister for Foreign Affairs Yasin Mohamud Hiir arrived in Washington earlier today.Horndiplomat Reports
The Somaliland Representative in the United States, Bashir Goth, and members of the Somaliland community in Washington received the Minister at the airport.
Hiir will hold meetings with officials of the US government as a part of efforts to consolidate diplomatic gains facilitated by his predecessor, Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire. The second leg of the Minister’s North America itinerary involves a visit to Canadian metropolises such as Toronto and Ottawa to meet and brief the large Somaliland community there. It is the first visit Mr Hiir is paying to North America since President Muuse Bihi had transfered him to the Foreign Ministry in a minor reshuffle.