Message from the Minister

Minister of Energy & Minerals

Dear Guests, Media Representatives

The Ministry of Energy and Minerals is responsible for energy (both renewable and non-renewable) and extractives including minerals and hydrocarbons.

The Ministry is implementing a Power Master Plan for the entire country and in particular the capital city, Hargeisa. The objective of the Project which is funded by the World Bank is to produce credible power master plan for Somaliland to guide the introduction and establishment of modern cost-effective reliable electricity supply systems for the country over a 20-year planning period.

- Minister Abdilahi Farah Abdi

About MOEM


The Ministry of Energy & Minerals(Somali: Wasaaradda Tamarta & Macdanta Somaliland) (Arabic: وزارة الطاقة والمعادن‎) is one of the governmental bodies of Somaliland. The ministry has the function of developing and implementing policies related to electricity, minerals, petroleum and petroleum products, the current minister is Abdilahi Farah Abdi.

Vision - The vision of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals is to contribute to Somaliland’s social and economic development through the sustainable utilization of the country’s energy, minerals and petroleum resources for the benefit of all Somaliland people by 2030.

Mission - The mission of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals is to establish, direct and promote the sustainable utilization of Somaliland’s energy, minerals

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