Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation

Republic Of Somaliland



Vision & Mission



A peaceful, recognised democratic and developed Republic of Somaliland that is politically, economically and amicably integrated in a prosperous and peaceful international community at Regional, Continental and global level.




  • Promote Somaliland’s national interests and values.
  • Secure international recognition of the Republic of Somaliland as a state, and achieve full membership of the United Nations.
  • Protect Somaliland’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its 26 June 1960 borders.
  • Work in partnership with the international community to strengthen peace and stability within its territory, and increase its participation in international efforts aimed at combatting terrorism, piracy, jihadism and organised crime.
  • Promote the prosperity of Somaliland by encouraging foreign direct investment, development assistance and expanded and diversified external trade in line with the National Development Plan Core Values.


Core Values


  • Patriotism
  • Loyalty
  • Dedication
  • Dignity
  • Integrity
  • Equality
  • Congeniality
  • Cooperation

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