Ireland announces contribution of €3mln to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, March 13, 2018 (FBC) –The Irish government today announced a three million Euros in humanitarian assistance for Ethiopia.

The fund will be used to deliver vital nutrition, safe drinking water, and sanitation for people most in need of assistance, it was noted.

Ambassador of Ireland to Ethiopia, Sonja Hyland, the Arish Aid has contributed more than 12 million Euros to the Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund (EHF) since 2015, as part of an overall cooperation program with Ethiopia totaling 130 million Euro between 2014-2018.

Ethiopian and Ireland have had a consistent partnership for almost 25 years, the ambassador said, further pledging to continue this longstanding partnership.

Translated and posted by Amare Asrat