Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen confers with Ethiopian Public Diplomacy team Cluster leaders (January 9, 2021)

H.E. Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia has met and discussed with cluster leaders of Ethiopia’s Public Diplomacy team today (January 09) at his office.

The meeting aimed at deliberating ways to better use the public diplomatic team in promoting and protecting the sovereignty of the country.

The Deputy Prime Minister spoke at length during the occasion regarding principal issues in the country.

Deliberations have also been made following presentations of detailed plans by the cluster leaders regarding tasks that need to be carried out by the public diplomacy team.

The meeting ended with the Deputy Prime Minister’s appreciation to the proposals submitted by the team and reiteration on the Ministry’s commitment to support and jointly work with the public diplomacy team.

The Ethiopian Public Diplomacy team was established a decade ago where it has shown its crucial role in facilitating smooth people-to-people relationships between Ethiopia and its neighbors, notably people of the Nile Basin countries.

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