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.


  1. Illaah ha u naxariisto…wuxuu ahaa muwaadin xil u hayey dalkayga somaliland.
    though his minstery failed to provide enough water to my city…
    electricity and water are important and after 18 years and plus its unfortunate to lack these resources..also roads..need repairing…

  2. Ilaahay ha u naxariisto, Geeridu waa xaq, wuxuu ahaa muwaadin Somaliland daacad u ah, oo maanta oo Jimcaha ku xijaabtay Maka isagoo xajkii u diyaargaroobaya..Alxamdu Lilaah..