Peace, Unity, and Development Party

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Peace, Unity, and Development Party
Leader Muse Bihi Abdi
Founder Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud
Headquarters Hargeisa
Ideology Democratic socialism,
Social democracy
Political position Left-wing
Parliament of Somaliland
28 / 82
Politics of Somalia
Political parties

The Peace, Unity and Development Party (Somali: Kulmiye Nabad, Midnimo iyo horumar iyo, Arabic: حزب التضامن‎), also known as Kulmiye, is the ruling political party in Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia.[1]


Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, the Peace, Unity and Development Party's founder.

In the presidential elections of 14 April 2003, its candidate Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud won 42.1% of the popular vote. He was narrowly defeated by Dahir Riyale Kahin.

In parliamentary elections held on 29 September 2005, the party won 34.1% of the vote and 28 out of 82 seats.

Mohamoud and his running mate Abdirahman Saylici were more successful in the 2010 presidential election, and soundly defeated Kahin.

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