Entries by Embassy Content Editor

Unity Park’ Inaugurated (October 10, 2019)

The ‘Unity Park’, which is a manifestation of the MEDEMER (synergy) idea, has been inaugurated today. Leaders of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Member States, including Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and President Sahle-Work Zewde attended the inauguration of the park built in the premises of the Grand National Palace. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok […]

US Committed to Support Ethiopia’s Reform Agenda: David Price (October 10, 2019)

Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) of Ethiopia, Tagesse Chafo today received a delegation from the United States led by Congressman David Price. The Speaker on the occasion provided a briefing to the delegation on the key reforms undertaken in the country. He told the delegation about the massive works carried out by […]

Deputy Premier Meets with IFC’ Vice President For Middle East And Africa (October 8, 2019)

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen today received and held talks with Sergio Pimenta, the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Vice President for the Middle East and Africa. During the meeting, Demeke briefed the IFC’s Vice President on the homegrown economic reform agenda initiated by the Government of Ethiopia to create conducive business and investment environments. Commending […]

Statement from the Press Secretary FOREIGN POLICY(October 3, 2019)

The United States supports Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan’s ongoing negotiations to reach a cooperative, sustainable, and mutually beneficial agreement on filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.  All Nile Valley countries have a right to economic development and prosperity.  The Administration calls on all sides to put forth good faith efforts to reach an […]

Priceless Ethiopian Crown to be returned from Netherlands (October 2, 2019)

Priceless 18th-centuries Ethiopian Crown hidden for twenty one years by one-time Ethiopian refugee who found it in a suitcase is set to be returned from Netherlands to home. The idea to return the ornate gilded copper headgear, featuring images of Christ and the Twelve Apostles, came after refugee-turned-Dutch-citizen Sirak Asfaw contacted Dutch ‘art detective’ Arthur […]

PM Officially Launches ‘Beautifying Sheger Project’ (October 1, 2019)

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed has officially launched the 12km section of the 56km ‘Beautifying Sheger Project’. The first phase of the project launched today will be built by the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) with a grant secured earlier this year from the Chinese Government. Senior government officials, including Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide, […]

Ministry Invites Advisory Firms for Partial Privatization of Ethio Telecom. (September 30, 2019)

Briefing journalists, Finance State Minister Eyob Tekalegn said, “We have issued an expression of interest to hire a transaction advisory firm to lead the partial privatization of the telecom.” The request for expressions of interest for a transaction advisor firm for the process of partial privatization of the telecom posted today on the website of […]

Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew Delivers Opening remarks at the Energy Action Forum(September 23, 2019)

Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew delivered opening remarks at the Energy Action Forum today hosted by Ford Foundation on the sidelines of the ongoing 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly meeting. He noted that the Forum is a priority as it is taking place on the eve of the most high-level gathering of Heads […]

PM Upbeat that Homegrown Economic Reform Will Propel Ethiopia to African Icon of Prosperity (September 09, 2019)

The homegrown economic reform will propel Ethiopia to become the African icon of prosperity by 2030, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said.  Opening a forum held to brief international development partners and the diplomatic community on the Homegrown Economic Reform agenda of the country, the premier stated that “the homegrown economic reform agenda is close to […]