Ethiopian delegation meets Ugandan President
Addis Ababa, June 11, 2021 (FBC) – A delegation led by Dr. Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia has paid a visit yesterday to Uganda and discussed with President Yoweri Museveni.
Upon delivering the message of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to President Museveni, Dr. Seleshi briefed the President about key issues in Ethiopia.
Among the issues discussed include the forthcoming general elections, the GERD, humanitarian and rehabilitation endeavours in Tigray and the Ethiopia-Sudan boundary dispute.
Following the briefing, President Museveni expressed his solidarity to Ethiopia on all of the topics of discussion.
The president further proposed to hold a summit in a form of a conference of the leaders of the Nile basin states in order to debate on contentious issues on the uses of the River so that the concerned ministers would be given guidance by the Heads of State and Government.
It is recalled that last week, an Ethiopian delegation led by Dr. Seleshi Bekele had paid a visit to the South Sudan and Rwanda to deliver messages of Prime Minister Abiy to the Presidents of the respective countries.