The Political Affairs department facilitates all communications with foreign governments, international organizations and agencies working in areas of Somaliland’s political interests for purposes of negotiations and policy development. It is also in charge of monitoring political developments around the world. That department has political desks that are responsible for establishing, improving, and promoting bilateral, diplomatic, economic, and social relations with other countries.
These desks cover the following geographical areas, Africa, the Arab States, Middle East, Asia, Europe, North America, and Australia. This department is responsible for regular collaboration with foreign missions’ offices but is also leads communications with Somaliland’s twenty-two mission offices abroad.