Message from the Minister

Minister of Trade, Industries and Tourism

Dear Guests, Media Representatives

The Somaliland Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism is the lead economic sector which provides policy guide to the government on Trade, Industrial, Tourism and private sector development with responsibility for the formulation and implementation of policies for the promotion, growth and development of domestic and international trade ,industry and provide protection and development for the archeological tourism infrastructure with the implementation of sound marketing strategies for the tourism sector.

The Ministry is also the supporter for the private sector within government and is the principal agency responsible for monitoring and implementing the Government’s private sector development programs and activities. The Ministry also ensures that Somaliland derives maximum benefit from international trade relations and that domestic trade is conducted in a smooth and orderly manner.

- Minister Mohamoud Hassan Sa’ad

About MOTT


The Vision for the Ministry of Trade and Tourism is to have a nation whose citizens enjoy dynamic and sustained economic growth, leading with world-class Manufacture, enterprises, innovative and productive Small and Micro Enterprises, and the best tourism destination.

The Mission of the Ministry of Trade and Tourism is to facilitate the creation of business enabling environment and infrastructure for accelerated growth of local and international trade, stimulate job creation, and enhance Somaliland’s international competitiveness and enhancement of the tourism sector as the key engine of social-economic growth in Somaliland.

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