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Republic of Somaliland
Ministry of National Planning and Development


The UAE government in January submitted a formal application seeking permission from the Somaliland government to open a military base in the port town of Berbera.

 A ground breaking ceremony for the reconstruction and rehabilitation works of Erigavo Regional Hospital was held today in Erigavo. The event marks the start of the construction and rehabilitation of the Erigavo Regional Hospital component of the Sool and Sanaag Health Project. The project is implemented by the Somaliland Ministry of Health and funded by the Somaliland Development Fund (SDF).

The Somaliland Minister of Health, Mr. Saleeban Essa Ahmed, and the Minister of Education, Mr. Abdillahi Ibrahim Habbane, jointly officiated over the launching of the reconstruction of the Las Anod boarding school and rehabilitation of Las Anod regional Hospital.

 A ground breaking ceremony for the reconstruction and rehabilitation works of Dayaha Boarding school was held today in Erigavo. The event marks the start of the Dayaha component of the Sool and Sanaag Education Project which aims to improve access to secondary education services for the people of Sool and Sanaag, particularly for children from pastoralist families. The project is implemented by the Somaliland Ministry of Education and Higher Studies and funded by the Somaliland Development Fund (SDF).

The Somaliland Development Fund has today officially handed over twelve motor vehicles to four line Ministries and one government Agency implementing Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) projects at the Ministry of National Planning and Development offices. The handover event was officiated by the Hon. Ali Hussien Ismail, the Minister of National Planning and Development who is also the Chairperson of the National Planning Commission and the SDF Joint Steering Committee.