The minister of finance Mr.Yusuf Mohammed Abdi has confirmed that Awdal region is in second position when it comes to tax contribution into the state coffers. He was speaking during a press conference he held in his office attended by Somaliland News Agency (Solnanews.com). He praised the ministry employees in Awdal province for a job well done. He added that they are shining example to other ministry staff.
Minister Yusuf especially singled out the head of revenue in Awdal province Mr.Mohammed Dua’ale Hassan. He went on to say that despite of many economical problems and other disasters affecting the region Awdal province contributed the highest chunk into the treasury since Somaliland became independent.
The second position was initially held by Togdheer region, which has been now out stripped of the title. The minister added that he will reward the top two ministry officials in the region.