HARGEISA- Somaliland Presidency Minister Hon. Hirsi Ali Hasan has written a formal letter to the Ports and Marine Resources Minister of Somalia informing him that SL authority has decided to let the handover of Berbera port management to United Arab Emirates.
The Minister has stated in the letter that with all due respect to the ongoing talks between Somaliland and Somalia has appealed to the Federal Gov’t of Somalia to honor the takeover and further said that Somalia will consider the handover.
Somaliland has embarked on mission to handover Berbera port to foreign firms and those that were in the competition include Ballore Logistics, a French firm, DP World which is UAE firm.
Although SL authority held serous o talks with DP World but still it is not known if the UAE based firm has formally accepted to takeover the port management of Berbera
Zaki Ahmed Elmi