PM Hailemariam in Qatar for official visit

Addis Ababa, November 13, 2017 (FBC) – Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is in Doha, Qatar for an official visit.

The Premier will meet with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Emiri Diwan.

Prime Minister Hailemariam and the Emir will also discuss means of enhancing bilateral relations as well as a number of issues of common interest.

Qatari Emir visited Ethiopia last April.

During his visit, he held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the Jubilee Palace in Addis Ababa.

Following the talks, Ethiopia and Qatar agreed to propel their ties into a new phase of deepened and practical cooperation, looking ahead to the future for new achievements in all spheres mainstreaming the economy for the benefit of the people of the two countries.

Prime Minister Hailemariam told the Emir that Ethiopia is enthusiastic about Qatari enterprises to be part of Ethiopia’s rapid growth momentum.

The Emir for his part said Qatar is ready to cooperate with Ethiopia in the fight against terrorist elements in the region.

The Emir also noted that his country is willing to support Ethiopia’s developmental activities including its development of infrastructure.

Both sides also agreed to make the previously signed agreements practical with a view to give fresh vitality to the existing Ethio-Qatar ties.

Source: http://www.gulf-times.com

Posted by Amare Asrat