Abdirahman Tuur returns home
HARGEISA, 10 FEB 2003--Somaliland's first President Abdirahman Ahmed Ali, Tuur, returned home after spending 10 years overseas. Accompanies by his wife, Abdirahman was received at Egal International Airport by a number of Ministers, Sultans and other members of the community.
Radio Hargeisa which has aired the news said that the purpose of Abdirahman's return was to offer condolences on the death of his brother-in-law Osman Basbaas. The Radio didn't say whether Abdirahman intended to stay longer or whether had given up his pro-Somalia political stance.