Somaliland CG boost

Coast Guard upgrades from OBP.

Somaliland: Oceans Beyond Piracy Provides Funds to Upgrades SL Coast Guards Facilities

By Goth Mohamed Goth

The commander of Somaliland Coast Guards Admiral Mohamed Hussein Farah “Hiraane” and representatives of Golis Energy Company in on Saturday signed an agreement which for the installation of Solar power panels which will be used to power newly constructed structures and other facilities at the main Coast guard base located in in the port town of Berbera both the new structures and the Solar power equipment were donated by Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) , a privately funded and independent non-profit organization located in Colorado, USA.

Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) work is meant to develop a sustainable and long-term solution to maritime piracy in the Western Indian Ocean and Horn of Africa through supporting maritime stakeholders in their work to build security capacity, create economic opportunity and enhance maritime situational awareness in and around the waters off the Somali coast and in the wider Western Indian Ocean.

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