The National Relief & Support commitee for Waheen Market reconstruction has received 478,793.98 Dollars from the Djibouti Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The money is intended for the Waheen Market fire disaster victims. The event to hand over the cheque was held at Somaliland Chambers of Commerce and Industry offices in Hargeisa.
Present at the handover ceremony were the two ambassadors representing both nations in their respective countries and the National Relief & Support commitee for Waheen Market reconstruction committee officials.
Addressing the press at the ceremony was the treasurer of Djibouti Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed Ismael.
He said, “Speaking on behalf of the chairman of Djibouti Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mr Yusuf Musa Dawarle, I’m handing over a cheque of 478,793.98 Dollars and two forty-feet containers that contains important equipment that will help the fire disaster victims to the Waheen Market fire disaster committee.”
Treasurer Abdirahman thanked Djibouti business community for coming to the aid of their brethren in Somaliland.
On the other hand, Mr. Jamal Aideed Ibrahim and Mr. Farhan Liban who are members of the Waheen Market fire disaster committee thanked the Djibouti delegation for their support.
“We are very grateful to the government and people of Djibouti, especially the President Ismael Omar Gueleh who has shown us brotherly bond as the country ambassador to Somaliland has already stated.” Stated Mr.Jamal Aideed
He said Djibouti had contributed the highest amount of money whence compared to other neighbouring countries.
In another development, the Somaliland Committee of Industries has contributed 57,000 dollars to the National Relief & Support committee for Waheen Market reconstruction committee.
The monies were handed over to Waheen Market Fire Disaster Committee.
The committee officials thanked the Somaliland industries for sharing their wealth with the disaster victims.