The week-long annual meeting of Ambassadors, Heads of Mission and higher officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia concluded today. The meeting was held under the theme of “Institutional Reform for Diplomatic Excellence” from 2-7 September 2019.
Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew noted the previous year had been focused on bringing peace and security to the Horn region and the success had enabled Ethiopia to build trust and create solid cooperation among neighboring countries. He also emphasized the possible ways of building a robust and competitive institution. During the week, the meeting discussed and assessed the Ministry’s major activities and set directions for the next year, reviewing strategic goals and key programs as well as considering the draft Foreign Relations Policy Document and current regional issues.