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Germany pledges continued support to Ethiopia’s holistic dev’t undertakings

Addis Ababa, May 23, 2023 (FBC) – The Minister of Finance Ahmed Shide met with Birgit Pickel, Director General of Africa at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, on the sideline of the 2023 Annual Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group Meeting.

The minister expressed gratitude for the German Government’s ongoing financial and technical support for Ethiopia’s development efforts.

He also highlighted the importance of German support for implementing the reconstruction and recovery plan for the conflict-affected regions of Ethiopia.

The Director General assured the minister that the German Government will continue to support the Government of Ethiopia’s ongoing efforts and pledged to engage with other partners and advocate for Ethiopia’s interests on various platforms, as well as on Multilateral Institutions like the African Development Bank, IMF, and the World Bank to produce maximum support.

The minister also appreciated Germany’s support for Africa’s integration agenda and, as the current chair of the Horn of Africa Initiative; he invited Germany to become a member of the HoA Initiative partner.

The minister was accompanied by Ambassador Hassen Ebrahim, Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt.




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