HARGEISA, 20 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland’s Minister of Water and Mineral Resources, Mr. Qasim Sh. Yusuf died in Mekkah today. The minister was among hundreds of Somalilanders went to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Pilgrim or Hajj.
The Minister died of a heart attack as Government officials confirmed to Somalilandpress.
Mr. Qasim was one of the senior ministers in Somaliland who have been in the politics for such long time.