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2012 Somaliland Conference in USA

PRESS RELEASE
February 10, 2012

The Somaliland Mission and the Somaliland Communities in the USA announces the 2012 Somaliland Conference in the Metro-Washington DC area on May 18th-19th. The 2012 Somaliland Conference will bring together attendees from Somaliland including all branches of Somaliland government, members from US Government, the leaders of the all Somaliland Political Parties including new political organizations, Election commission, Somaliland business community. World Bank, National Endowment for Democracy, International Republican Institute, Council on Foreign Relations, National Democratic Institute, Freedom House, US Universities, and the Somaliland communities in the United States and Canada. The estimated conference attendees are up to nine hundred people.

This Conference will highlight the successful 2010 elections in Somaliland and the remarkable political stability achieved in the country, the growing economy, and the many challenges facing Somaliland today. The Conference will also focus on how the Somaliland Diaspora in the USA and Canada can reach out to their representatives and ask them to support the democracy and peace in Somaliland.

On Friday and Saturday nights, the May 18th and May 19th at 8:00 PM, participants will be treated to a night of live music and folklore dance, and other cultural festivities. The details about the 2012 Somaliland Conference are available at this web site: www.somalilandconference.com

Rashid Nur
Somaliland Mission in USA
rashidnur@somaliland.us

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