Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation

Republic Of Somaliland



Protocol Department

The Protocol Department covers responsibilities related to diplomatic missions and international organisations. The Protocol Department is responsible for diplomatic accreditation and issues related to diplomatic stay in Denmark. The Protocol Department provides support to official visits hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs.


They organise the programme and logistic of visits and lead on the management of incoming State visits. These visits maximize opportunities to promote Somaliland's political, economic and cultural standing internationally.


Along with their management responsibilities for high-level visits, the Protocol Service:


provides support for the operation of some 120 accredited Resident and non-Resident diplomatic Missions in Dublin arranges participation of the Diplomatic Corps in significant events in Ireland manages  a  high quality and cost effective hospitality service for State entertainment



International Cooperation



Admin & Finance

Somaliland Diaspora

Counter Piracy

Protocol Director

Ahmed Elmi (Suudi)


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