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Somaliland and the UK: Stability and Sustainable Development

11 November 2020
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DMA, in partnership with GUUL Group, is delighted to invite you to their first engagement with the government of Somaliland since the highly successful investment summit in 2014.

11 November 2020
9:00 – 11:00
Online Webinar
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Free to attend

Opened by the Head of the British Office in Hargeisa and the Lord Sheikh, this event will feature the Minister of Investment Promotion and the Minister of Finance, alongside other senior government representatives and the private sector. A content-rich programme will take a deep dive into Somaliland’s well-established stability, extraordinary investment potential and the government’s commitment to foreign direct investment.

Draft Programme

09:00-09:10: Opening Remarks: 

Stuart Brown, The Head of the British Office in Hargeisa 

09:10-09:20: Keynote Addresses: 

Lord Sheikh, Baron Sheikh of Cornhill in the City of London

09:20-10:00: Somaliland-UK: Economic Overview 

  • Chair: Sir Henry Bellingham, Chairman, DMA Invest
  • Hon. Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud (Awad), Minister of Investment Promotion
  • Hon. Dr Saad Ali Shire, Minister of Finance 
  • Hon. Mohamoud Hassan Saad, Minister of Commerce, Industries and Tourism 
  • Dr. Edna Adan Ismail, Found and Chief Executive, Edna Hospital  
  • Angus Miller, Lead Programme Africa, FCDO 
  • Private Sector Speaker 
  • Private Sector Speaker 

10:00-10:10 Q&A Session

10:10-10:20 Spotlight on Investment 

Guled Harun Ibrahim, Chief Executive, Guul Group

10:20-10:50: Sustainable Investment Opportunities 

  • Chair: Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA  
  • Hon. Hinda Jama Hersi Gaani, Minister of Employment and Family Affairs 
  • Hon. Jama H. Mohamoud Egal, Minister of Mining and Energy
  • Hon. Ahmed Mumin Seed, Minister of Agricultural Development 
  • Hon. Said Sulub Mohamed Minister, Minister of Livestock and Fisheries 
  • Jamal Aidid, Chairman at the Chamber of Commerce 
  • World Bank IFC 
  • Private sector speaker 
  • Private Sector Speaker 

10:50-11:00 Q&A Session 

Disclaimer: As this webinar is hosted by DKUK member, DMA invest, by signing up, you will consent to sharing your contact details with them.