Berbera(SD)-President Bihi said the UAE-built army base would be transformed into a public airport, which will be more active than the Berbera port.
“We have transformed the Berbera UAE army base to become a civilian airport, this week, the company building this airport will arrive and the airport will become Africa’s largest airport, and it will become a major cargo hub,” Bihi said.”
The president did not talk about the about the change, and the reasons for it.
This project was not announced or known prior to President Bihi announcement today at the base.
The Emirates did not respond to the change, neither were there to witness the President’s speech.