Somaliland: Groundbreaking ceremony for a New 32 km highway linking the towns of Las Anod and Kalabaydh Held

Minister of Transport and Road Development, Hon Abdillahi Abokor Osman on Tuesday officially presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for a new 32km highway linking the towns of Las Anod and Kalabaydh in Sool region.

local elders and intellectuals in the area who spoke on the occasion said that the road was important means of transport for the communities living in those areas, and would help alleviate the difficulties that people and vehicles now face on the road linking Las Anod and Kalabaydh towns and pledged that local residents will work hand in hand with government in building the road.

They also indicated that in the future, the road is intended to be a broader link between the Sool region of Somaliland and the Dollo region of eastern Ethiopia.

The Mayor of Las Anod speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony said, “On behalf of myself and the people of the Las Anod District, it is a pleasure for us to build a road here that connects Kalabaydh and Las Anod district, which is 32km long, and God willing the road construction work will start, and I hope the minister of roads will return here soon to cut the Rippon for the new road upon the completion of the construction work. The Las Anod Municipal council is committed to pulling all its resources in terms of financial contributions and equipment for building the road.

The governor of Sool region speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony said, “ I would like to thank the local elders and the community at large for the efforts and contributions towards the new roads, I say to the Minister of Transport, today you have witnessed the ongoing progress in terms of development in Sool region. “

Garaad Jama Garaad Ismail Duale,  a local traditional leader said, “ I am glad that we local community gather here today for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new 32 KM road that will connect Kalabaydh and Las Anod district, which Hon Abdillahi Abkor Osman, the Minister of Transport and Roads Development has laid the foundation stone.

Speaking on the occasion, the managing director of the Somaliland Road Development Agency, pledged that the government will play a major role in the construction of the road between Las Anod and Kaladhdh. We came here to lay the foundation for the road link’s the Kaladbaydh and Las Anod, and in the spirit of Allah, the community and the local people made the initiative to build the road and we ready to support you in the construction of the road.

Minister of Transport and Road Development, Hon Abdillahi Abokor Osman speaking during the groundbreaking event said “We are really honored, to gather here today with members of the community for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new 32km-long road. The Ministry of Transport and Somaliland Roads Development Agency works in accordance with the set yearly plan and most of our planning and research(visibility studies) are done at the end of the year.

“But after putting into consideration, and the fact it’ s the first time the communities living in Sool region have pledged to contribute towards the development project through their own initiative, we have decided to include it in our 2020 ministerial plan and as the managing director of Somaliland Roads Development earlier stated that we are ready to assist you the community by providing the know-how, and the funds needed”, the Minister of Transport.

Wasiirka Gaadiidka iyo Horumarinta Jidadka Somaliland oo Dhagax-dhigay Waddo Isku Xidhaysa Laascaanood iyo Kala-baydh

Laascaanood (W.Gadiika) Wasiirka Gaadiidka iyo Horumarinta Jidadka Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland Md. Cabdillaahi Abokor Cismaan, ayaa si rasmi ah u dhagax-dhigay waddo dhererkeedu yahay 32km oo isku xidhaysa magaalooyinka Laascaanood iyo Kala-baydh ee Gobolka Sool.

Xubno ka mid ah odayaasha iyo waxgaradka degaanka laga dhisayo waddada oo halkaas hadallo ka jeediyey, ayaa sheegay in jidkani muhiim u yahay isku socodka bulshada, isla markaana ay wax badan ka tari doonto dhibaatooyin adag oo ay hadda dadka iyo gaadiidkuba kala kulmaan jidka u dhexeeya Laascaanood iyo Kala-baydh, waxayna sheegeen in dadweynaha degaanku ay go’aansadeen inay ka shaqeeyaan sidii loo hirgelin lahaa dhammaystirka jidkaas.

Waxa kaloo ay tilmaameen in mustaqbalka la hiigsanayo sidii waddadu u noqon lahayd mid ballaadhan oo isku xidha degaannada Gobolka Sool ee dalka Somaliland iyo degaanka Doolow ee bariga dalka Itoobiya.

 

Duqa magaalada Laascaanood oo halkaas hadal ka jeediyey, ayaa sheegay inay degmo ahaan soo dhawaynayaan dhagax-dhigan waddadan muhiimka ah, waxaannu yidhi; “Aniga oo ah Guddoomiyaha Golaha Degaanka Degmada Laascaanood, waxa farxad noo ah in halkan laga dhagax-dhigo waddo isku xidha degmada Kala-baydh iyo magaalada Laascaanood, waddadaas oo dhererkeedu yahay 32km, markaa Insha Allaah waddada waa la bilaabi doonaa, waqti aan fogayna waxa aan rajaynayaa in Wasiirku uu innagu soo noqon doono in xadhigga laga jaro dhammaystirka waddadan, haddii Ilaahay yidhaahdo wixii noolaada. Haddii aannu nahay Dowladda Hoose ee Laascaanood wixii karaankayaga ah ee ay waddadaasi ku dhismayso qalab iyo maalba waannu kaga qaybqaadanaynaa haddii Ilaahay yidhaahdo.”

Badhasaabka Gobolka Sool oo isna halkaas hadal ka jeediyey, ayaa soo dhaweeyey dhagax-dhigga waddada isku xidhaysa magaalada Laascaanood iyo degaanka Kala-baydh, waxaannu yidhi; “Waan u mahadnaqayaa odayaasha iyo wax-garadka isku xil-qaamay waddadan iyo bulsho weyntaba, waxa aan leeyahay Wasiir maanta waad aragtaa halka uu maanta marayo Gobolka Sool iyo horumarka ka socda, waxaanan leeyahay; ‘Ishii bugtaay ku bikaacso.’ Horumarkaasina wuu soconayaa.”

Waxa kaloo halkaas hadal ka jeediyey Garaad Jaamac Garaad Ismaaciil Ducaale oo ka mid ah madax-dhaqameedka degaannada Gobolka Sool oo soo dhaweeyey dhismaha waddada isku xidhaysa Laascaanood iyo Kala-baydh, waxaannu yidhi; “Waannu ku faraxsannahay iyadoo aanan u kala hadhin waddadaas dhererkeedu yahay 32km ee uu inoo dhagax-dhigay Wasiirka Gaadiidka iyo Horumarinta Jidadka Somaliland Md. Cabdillaahi Abokor.”

Maareeyaha Wakaaladda Horumarinta Waddooyinka Somaliland oo halkaas hadal ka jeediyey, ayaa ballanqaaday inay dowlad ahaan door weyn ka qaadan doonaan dhismaha jidkan isku xidhaya Laascaanood iyo Kala-baydh, waxaannu yidhi; “Waxa aannu anagu halkan u nimid in aannu dhagax-dhigno waddadaas Kala-baydh iyo Laascaanood, waxaanna maansha Allaah ah in ay bulshada iyo dadka deegaanku ay isku-tashadeen, iyaga ayaana isku diyaariyey oo ku talogalay inay wax weyn ka qabtaan, anaguna hiil iyo hooba waannu la barbar joognaa.”

Wasiirka Gaadiidka iyo Horumarinta Jidadka Somaliland Md. Cabdillaahi Abokor Cismaan oo goobta hadal ka jeediyey, ayaa caddeeyey inay Wasaarad ahaan ku faraxsan yihiin dhismaha jidkan muhiimka ah, isla markaana ay kaalinta kaga habboon ka qaadan doonaan sidii loo dhamaystiri lahaa.

“Runtii, aad ayaannu ugu faraxsannahay in aynu isugu nimaadno munaasibaddan aynu ku dhagax-dhignay waddadaas 32km ah. Wasaaradda iyo Hay’adduba waxay leeyihiin qorshe-sannadeed oo inta badan waxa daraasadda la sameeyaa waa sannadka aakhirkiisa, markaa anagu markii aannu aragnay muhiimadda ay leedahay waddadani, isla markaana ay tahay markii koowaad ee Gobolka Sool ay bulshadu ama dadweynuhu ay go’aansadaan inay qayb ka noqdaan horumarka, waxa aannu anaguna khasbanaannay anaguna in aannu qayb ka noqono oo aannu qorshihii hore ee aan ku jirin ee 2020-ga ay waddadani qayb ka noqoto, iyadoo sidaa uu Maareeyuhu sheegayna ay naga go’aan tahay in aannu farsamo ahaan iyo dhaqaale ahaanba wixii aannu ku bixinayno,” ayuu yidhi Wasiir Cabdillaahi Abokor Cismaan.

 



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