Monday, March 03, 2003

British House of Commons holds a five-hour session on Somaliland
LONDON, 3 MAR 2003--The House of Commons discussed the issue of Somaliland and ways of helping it to get international recongition on Friday. The meeting was the result of a tremendous effort made by Dr. Omar Elmi Dihood, Somaliland's Envoy
for International Recognition, and other members of the Somaliland community in the UK.

Among the notable speakers at the session was Edna Adan Ismail, Somaliland's Minister of Family and Social Affairs, who is currently visiting the UK. The session lasted five hours. Dr. Dihood has written hundreds of letters to British MPs and other relevant personalities, explaining Somaliland's rightful need for international recognition.

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