Somaliland political parties accept the extention of presidential term .
Hargeisa April 29, 2009
The the three political parties of Somalilands accepted today the decision of the House of elders to extend the presidential term until Sept 2009.
Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo, the main opposition leader said that they have accepted the decision and are respecting the House of elders move to extend the president’s term. He said that his party is welcoming this decision putting into consideration to the interest of the public.
On the other hand the spokesman of the president Mr. Saeed Adaani said that the government is also welcoming the decision of the house of elders and that they are going to work on ways of organising free and fair election.
The leader of UCID party, Mr Faisal Ali Warabe , also , said that his party is welcoming the decision putting into consideration the interest of the nation. He said that it is needed to continue discussing ways of preventing abuse of the public money, property and the media.
This move was applauded by the public as it is said to be in the interest of Somaliland.
Slightly Translated from Somali by M. Ali