Hon. Abdirahman Abdilaahi Ismail (Saylici)
Vice-President of the Republic of Somaliland



Somaliland’s Vice-President Abdirahman Abdilaahi Ismail was born on 28 October 1956 in the Salal region of Somaliland in a town called Zayla. Mr. Ismail undertook his primary and intermediate education in the same town. He then moved on to Hargeisa for his higher education. Between 1975-1979 studied to become a construction Engineer.

Honorable Abdirahman Abdilaahi Ismail was a successful businessman for an extended period of time running his own construction company. His construction company BCC- Borama construction company contributed immensely to the building of many regions of Somaliland between 1980 to 2002.

Mr. Ismail joined the Kulmiye party and became the vice-chair of the Kulmiye party and in the same year, he was nominated for the vice-presidency position.

In the presidential elections of 2010, Honorable Abdirahman Abdilaahi Ismail was elected to become the Vice-President of Somaliland.

Honorable Abdirahman was re-elected Vice-President on November 13, 2017