Head of Mission Maria-Cristina Stepanescu and Deputy Head of Mission Keith Murray visited Somaliland for meetings with partners and key stake-holders.
During the three-days visit, which started on July 20th, meetings were held with the Somaliland Minister of Interior, Yasin Mohamoud Hiir, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Saad Ali Shire, and the President of the Supreme Court, Constitutional Courts and High Judicial Commission, Adam Haji-Ali Ahmed.
The mission’s current activities and future planning were among the subjects discussed during the encounters.
The visit was also an opportunity to introduce the newly appointed Head of the Somaliland Field Office, Admiral Dan Thorell, seconded by Sweden, to the Mission’s main interlocutors. Admiral Thorell is Director, International Affairs in the Swedish Coast Guard.
The meetings included other key interlocutors for EUCAP, including the Head of the Somaliland Coast Guard, Admiral Abdi Hersi Dualeh, and the Deputy Director of the Counter Piracy Coordination office (CPC), Adan Jama Hadi.