Entries by Embassy Content Editor

Finish President Urges Int`l Community for Concrete Action on Climate Change (October 16, 2019)

Addis Ababa October 16 /2019 President of Finland, Sauli Miinisto called upon the international community to take concrete actions in the efforts to tackle impacts of climate change and global warming. Addressing a high-level seminar on climate change held in Addis Ababa, President Sauli Miinisto said the planet is at a critical crossroad. “The impact of […]

World Leaders Congratulate PM Dr Abiy on Winning Nobel Peace Prize (October 11, 2019)

World leaders congratulated Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia on winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, said his vision helped Ethiopia and Eritrea achieve a historic rapprochement. “This milestone has opened up new opportunities for the region to enjoy security and stability, and Prime Minister Ahmed’s leadership […]

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 […]