German President to Visit Ethiopia
The President will meet FDRE President H.E Sahle-Work Zewde and Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed,and iscuss on ways of strengthening bilateral relations.The President will also visit Lalibela Rock-Hewn churches.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Ethiopia two years ago and Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed paid a visit to Germany last October.Ethiopia and Germany have enjoyed over 50-years of development cooperation that covered a range of fields, including the provision of primary education, technical and vocational training, agriculture and biodiversity.
Some 35 German companies are engaged in Ethiopia’s floricultural, logistics, transportand pharmaceutical sectors.Ethiopia exports agricultural products, including coffee and textiles to German markets, and imports pharmaceuticals, medicines and machinery.Ethiopia and Germany
began diplomatic relations in 1905