More Than 75 International Aid Agencies Operating In Tigray: MoFA (February 23, 2021)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said more than 75 international aid agencies are operating in Tigray regional state.

MoFA Spokesperson Ambassador Dina Mufti issued a press conference today with a focus on latest development in Tigray, Ethio-Sudan border and other current national issues.

More than 75 international aid agencies are now working in Tigray regional state assisting government’s efforts to provide humanitarian supplies to people in the region, he said.

Humanitarian supplies are being given to those in need through 92 distribution points established in 36 woredas in the regional state, reaching 2,007,000 beneficiaries so far, he said.

The Spokesperson also described the recent visit of Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Turkey and India as successful.

During the visits, Demeke held successful discussions with officials to strengthen Ethiopia’s bilateral relations with both the countries, the Spokesperson said.

Ambassador Dina added that Ethiopia agreed to further cement its ties and cooperation in trade and investment with the countries.

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