The main seaport of Bosaso, the commercial city of Somalia’s northeastern Federal Member State of Puntland, remained closed for more than a week over quality control dispute, Garowe Online reports. Sources revealed to GO that closure came following an intense dispute between local traders and a Quality Control firm tasked with checking the cargo arriving at the port. Puntland’s Minister of Trade, Abdilwali Hersi Abdulle [Indhaguran] said his ministry set up a department for quality inspection at the harbour in the airports in the state after having seen poor quality goods imported in the past. GO has learned that government officials and businessmen allied to the presidency hold a stake in the firm which is based in the house of the 2nd deputy speaker of the state Parliament Abdihakin Sheikh Abdisalam in Bosaso city. (…)