Entries by eoe

PM Meets UK Foreign Secretary (May 02, 2019)

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed received UK’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at his office today. The two discussed strengthening relationship between the two countries, including support to reforms. Prime Minister Dr Abiy expressed Ethiopia’s gratitude to Great Britain for the long term support. Hunt shared the interest of Britain to continue strengthening the relationship between […]

Premier Awarded UNESCO’s Prize for Peace (May 02, 2019)

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Prize for Peace for his commendable work in pursuit of peace. The Prime Minister was declared winner of the award by Audrey Azoulay, the DirectorGeneral of UNESCO, at the 2019 World Press Freedom Day global conference opened in […]

Ethiopia, UK Commit to Deepen Cooperation (May 02, 2019)

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew, today received Mr. Jeremy Hunt, UK Foreign Secretary, in which both sides pledged to deepen ties based on a long tradition of cooperation. Gedu appreciated the growing excellent ties and historical relations between the UK and Ethiopia, thanking UK government’s commitment to support Ethiopia during a time of transformational […]

Bahir Dar to Host Tana Forum this Weekend (April 30, 2019)

The 8th Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa will be held 4 and 5 May in Bahir Dar, Amhara regional state. The theme for this year’s annual gathering is “Political Dynamics in the Horn of Africa: Nurturing the Emerging Peace Trends.” The Forum is an annual meeting that brings together African leaders and stakeholders […]

WB President to Visit 3 African Countries (April 28, 2019)

World Bank Group President David Malpass will visit Ethiopia, Madagascar and Mozambique from April 29 to May 3, 2019. The visit will be his first overseas trip as head of the WB, since assuming leadership of the organization on April 9, 2019, a press release the WB issued said. His visit will focus on the […]

Ethiopia, China Ink Five Agreements (April 24, 2019)

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met with Prime Minister Li Keqiang to discuss the further strengthening of Ethiopia-China relations. Premier Li Keqiang confirmed that China will continue to support Ethiopia’s efforts in promoting the wellbeing of its citizens and its economy. Both Prime Ministers presided over the signing of five agreements that reflect the deepening […]

Ethiopia, China Sign USD 1.8bln Investment Agreement (April 24, 2019)

Ethiopia and China have signed a 1.8 billion US dollars investment agreement which covers provision of electric power transmission and distribution lines. The agreement was signed following Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed’s meeting with State Grid Corporation of China, according to Office of the Prime Minister. PM Dr Abiy also oversaw the signing of the […]