The Mayor of Hargeisa Cllr. Abdikarim Ahmed Mooge said that the local government requested to make a comprehensive master plan for the city, Hargeisa, hence thanked the national planning committee and the ministry of public works for heeding their call.

Pointing out that the spread of the city has widened haphazardly, the mayor noted that the new 20-year Master Plan for the city will be at par with renowned cities, and hence would correct the anomalies.

The mayor gave the sentiments at an event presenting the Collection of Data for the new Urban City Master Plan that was launched by the VP H.E. Abdirahman Abdillahi on Wednesday in the city.

He said that the city expanded without a plan, which caused it to be ragged.

He notes that since they took office, they have been working hard to straighten the city plan and get a modern design process and correct the anomalies