The minister of Justice Mr.Abdiqani Mohammud Ateye has laid a foundation stone for a new juvenile detention center in Berbera town. The center will be constructed at Mija-caseye hamlet. The minister confirmed that his ministry had survey the site of the juvenile center after identifying a suitable place he contacted the minister of water development to supply the center with water.

Also present at the function was the minister of water development Mr.Suleiman Yusuf Ali Koore who also initiated a new well for the juvenile center.

The justice minister said “This could not be possible without the input of H.E the president of the republic Musa Bihi who had requested us to expedite the project. I also thank the water minister because without his intervention this project could not have been a success.”

This information was supplied by Somaliland News Agency (SOLNA) reporter based at Berbera.

The minister of water development said “It’s the government responsibility to take care of the welfare of Somaliland children. I take this precious opportunity with my colleague at the justice ministry to lay the foundation of the future of our children which lies in our hands.”