The United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden said they welcome the completion of Somaliland’s election regulatory laws.

A joint press release issued by the countries of the international community that support Somaliland’s democracy noted that the signing of the election rules is an important step to strengthen the culture of democracy in Somaliland.

“We see the signing of the electoral code as a reaffirmation of Somaliland’s commitment to holding elections,” said the press release.

They also urged all the stakeholders of the elections to work together to ensure that free and fair elections are held in Somaliland on time.