The President of the Republic of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi paid a visit to the third batch of National Service Recruits in Dararweyne Training Facility. According to a statement from Somaliland Presidency, the President was briefed by the Director of the National Service Mr. Mohamed Hussein Osman (Mu’adinka) on how the third batch of President Bihi’s flagship National service program is progressing.

President Bihi congratulated the National Service trainees and thanked them for their commitment and put their nation before themselves, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the President stated he is very pleased that many females have joined the armed forces and more are ready to become officers.

President Bihi stated that the Armed Forces are in need of medical officers and that female National Service members who graduated from medical schools and universities will become officers after a short training and added that girls excel in the medical profession.

President Bihi spent the bulk of the day with the National Service recruits and joined them for the Friday prayers at the Dararweyne training facility. President Bihi established the National Service program and has so far has trained and graduated thousands who have gone on to various fields of public service including the Armed Forced.

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