ESCOM in the media !!
THE WORLD BANK SUPPORTED ECONOMIC SECTOR FORUM MEETING HELD SUCCESSFULLY IN SOMALILAND
Hargeisa (SLN24) – The Ministry of Trade and Investment (MoTI) has organised the Economic Sector Coordination Meeting (ESCOM) at Maansoor Hotel on Monday. This is part of the Somaliland Investment Climate Program (SICRP) supported by World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice and implemented by Hanvard Africa. ESCOM is a PPD platform and is intended to bring all economic sector stakeholders together to discuss necessary reforms and priorities for the sector. The meeting was attended by more than 50 participants representing public and private sector as well as civil society and donor agencies. ESCOM is co-chaired by Michael Poulse (DANIDA) and the Ministry of Trade & Investment’s director of planning Mr. Mohamed Awale who also heads the secretariat that supports the ESCOM.
The aim of this meeting is sharing information, development plan and strategy of the economic sector. The main desire of the sector coordination meeting is to enhance coordination forums and align all programs to the national priorities to increase economic growth of the country.
HARGEISA, January 29, 2014: Since its self-declaration of independence in 1991, Somaliland has – against many odds – established a system of democratic governance and embarked upon an ambitious development agenda including development of a National Development Plan (NDP 2012-16).
Third meeting of the Working Group : 18 and 19 June 2014 in Burao
Somaliland is attending the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai upon invitation of the government of the UAE which is host.