The organisations and personal of the defence sector will be an example of excellence in Somaliland through being accountable efficient and effective in the accomplishment of their duties to the highest standards..

Mission Statement

The mission of the defence sector is to protect the state of Somaliland its sovereignty,people,territory and democratic government.

Core Values

Rule of Law , National Unity , Accountability & High Standards

Message from the Minister Of Defence

Dear Citizens,
Asalaamu Calaykum Waraxmatullaahi Wabarakaatuhu.

We work for a secure and prosperous Somaliland with global reach and influence.
We will protect our people, territories, values and interests at home and overseas,through strong armed forces and in partnership with allies,to ensure our security, support our national interests and safeguard our prosperity.



      Minister Dr. Rooble Muuse Abdi             



About the Ministry

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Somaliland (MoD) was founded in 1991, is an executive agency established in conformity with the Somaliland Constitution and Law “On the Structure, Authority and Activity of the Somaliland Government”.The Ministry of Defence carries out state policy in the ground of defence within its scope of competence as determined by the applicable legislation of Somaliland. Its responsible for implementing the defence policy set by the government and directs the activity of the Ministry.

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