Somaliland Embassy

Somaliland Diplomatic Mission in Sweden

Somaliland Abroad

Stockholm,Sweden

Sheikh Mountains of Somaliland

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Somaliland Representative in Sweden held a reception in Stockholm for the Secretary of State for Somaliland's Foreign Ministry and top coach Jama Aden Karaiin

On July 12, 2011 a reception was held for honarable visit to Sweden by Dr. Mohamed Rashid Sh Hassan, State Secretary for Somaliland's Foreign Ministry and Top coach Jama Aden, one of the world's leading coach in athletics. Among the other participants at the reception included the Amir Adan Member of Parliament (MP), Mohamud Sh Ibrahim, Head of Dababshiil Stockholm, Mustafa Ismail Secretary of Somaliland Association in Sweden, Mohamed Ali Ahmed, Ahmed Abdillahi Awale. In his welcome speech H.E Eidarus Sh Adan highlighted the importance of this gathering and especially congratulated Top coach Jama Aden Karaiin for the success he have achieved in athelitics and the role he plays as a role model for the youth in Somaliland and around the world.

H.E Dr. Mohamed Rashid Sh Hassan made a short speech and said that it is a honor to be here with so many prominent people from Somaliland and Sweden. Dr Mohamed Rashid Sh Haasan took the opportunity on behalf of Somaliland Government to congratulate MP Amir Adan and top coach Jama Aden Karaiin for the success they have achieved in their respective fields. The Minister continued saying that the good work Jama Aden Karaiin and MP Amir Adan they are doing is a good example for the youth in Somaliland and around the world. Dr. Mohamed Rashid Invited Jama Aden Karaiin to visit Somaliland inorder to encourage young people in sport and be a role model. Then MP Amir Adan added some words and said that it is a good opportunity to meet with the Minister and top coach Jama Aden Karaiin.and he is proud of the success Jama Aden Karaiin accomplished as a coach and as an good example for the youth. This shows that hard work pays. Amir Adan concluded his speech by saying that he is planning to visit Somaliland in September 2011 inorder to learn more about the success story of Somaliland when it comes democracy and good governanace.

Jama Aden Karaiin is one the world's top coaches. In 2008 he was appointed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) the winner of the best coach in the world (middle distance). 2011 Jama Aden won Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award as the best coach in the Gulf States. Jama Aden Karaiin is currently the national coach of athletics (middle distance) in Qatar. At the same time, together with Ibrahim Aden (another top Somalilander top coach), the manager and coach of Abubakar Kaki from Sudan, who is world champion at 800 meters.

Finally Jama Aden said that it is an honor to meet the Minister Dr. Mohamed Rashid Sh Hassan and MP Amir Adan and he accepts to visit Somaliland in December 2011 inorder to encourage and inspire youth in Somaliland. The reception ended in a good atmosphere.