Ethiopian, Rwandan leaders hold pone talks on COVID19
Addis Ababa, April 3, 2020 (FBC) –Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed has held pone talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on challenges of coronavirus (COVID19).
Rwanda is one of the African nations with the highest number of cases of the virus. It has so far reported 82 confirmed cases.
After the discussion, Prime Minister Dr Abiy said:
Encouraging phone conversations with my brother @PaulKagame on the collective leadership needed in these times to effectively address the challenges emerging from the spread of #COVID19. This is key in responding to ensuing economic hurdles that #Africa will be confronted with.
— Abiy Ahmed Ali 🇪🇹 (@AbiyAhmedAli) April 3, 2020
Ethiopia reported 29 confirmed cases, with three recoveries.
Similarly, the Premier also held discussion with European Council President, Charles Michel on cooperation with the EU to mitigate adverse effects of COVID19 on Africa.
The Premier appreciated the responsiveness of the EU Council and EU Commission to the emerging support needs of the continent.