Two days public consultation and joint round table meeting on the progress of implementation of the Puntland Development Plan organized by PUNSAA started on 25 March, 2018 and ended on 26 March, 2018. The purpose of this consultation meeting was to engage with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, mayors of major cities, civil society and communities on the progress of implementation of the Puntland Development Plan. Through public consultations and a joint roundtable meeting.
The participants of this consultation meeting were 30 members from different stakeholders including representatives from the Puntland Ministries of Planning and Interior, together with members from civil society organisations. During this consultation meeting the participants were shared the latest revised Puntland Development Plan (2017-2019) by the senior team from Puntland Ministry of Planning and given a chance to raise concerns and questions that focus on the issues, the senior team members from both ministries answered all raised questions related to the current Puntland Development Plan.
The consultation meeting ended with success and the participants were suggested valuable recommendations while PUNSAA promised to assess the plan’s progress and conduct advocacy on areas where more work is needed.