Ethiopian Embassy in Islamabad officially inaugurated
Addis Ababa, May 11, 2023 (FBC) – The Ethiopian Embassy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was officially inaugurated today in the presence of Ambassadors and diplomatic community based in Islamabad.
Ambassador Mesganu Arga, State MinisterForeign Affairs and Hina Rabbani Khar, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan cut the inauguration ribbon of the embassy.
In his remarks, Ambassador Mesganu said the opening of the Ethiopian Embassy in Islamabad marks a new history in the diplomatic, political, economic and social cooperation between the two countries.
He noted that the embassy achieved remarkable progress in short period in advancing bilateral cooperation.
According to Ambassador Mesganu, apart from bilateral relations, Ethiopia considers Pakistan as a strategic partner to work on climate change, migration, security and terrorism.
Hina Rabbani Khar, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, on her part has mentioned that Ethiopia and Pakistan have common economic and development challenges that need the two countries cooperation to be solved.
The State Minister also stressed that the opening of Ethiopian embassy in Islamabad will have a vital role in enhancing Pakistan’s relation with Africa.
Jemal Baker, Ethiopia’s Ambassador in Pakistan, on his part said, the establishment of the embassy in Islamabad shows the Government of Ethiopia’s keen interests to deepening ties with Pakistan.
The Ambassador also extends his appreciation to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for its unreserved support to realize the opening of the embassy of Ethiopia.
Ethiopia and Pakistan established bilateral diplomatic relations in the 1950s.