Ethiopian FM hands over written message from PM Dr Abiy to Qatari Emir

Addis Ababa, May 14, 2018 (FBC) –Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu met with Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha yesterday.

During the meeting, Dr Workneh handed over a written message from the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed to the Emir, pertaining to bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them.

Dr Workneh Gebeyehu also held discussion with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Saturday.


According to the Peninsula, the meeting dealt with bilateral relations and means to develop and support them, besides topics of mutual interest.

Ethiopia and Qatar cooperate in various areas.

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, visited Ethiopia last year.