A locally owned construction firm in conjunction with residents of Las Anod have embarked on a mission to rehabilitate and renovate the only civil airport in Las Anod, the whole of Sool region.
Residents of Las Anod gathered at the grounds of Las Anod airport in their thousands to welcome officials of Al-Is xilqaan construction firm.
Mr. Osman Saleban Jama, the Mayor of Las Anod town speaking at the venue said, “On behalf of the people of Las Anod and Sool region, I would like to welcome Al-Is xilqaan construction firm officials, we are all aware Al-Is xilqaan has in the past initiated many development projects in the Somaliland eastern regions and we expect you shall in the future transform this vital facility to a modern international airport.
[quote]“I would also like to use this opportunity to send appeal to all those who hail from Las Anod living in the diaspora to assist by donating funds towards this noble project which has immense benefits for the whole region”, he said.[/quote]
Lastly the civic man said, “The upgrade will contribute to the region economically as well as enhance Las Anod status as a key regional flight hub in the future.