Over 300 Ethiopians arrived home from Lebanon
Addis Ababa, May 31, 2020 (FBC) – Ethiopia repatriated 323 of its citizens from Lebanon yesterday.
Upon arrival at Bole International Airport, the returnees were welcomed by State Minister of Foreign Affairs Tsion Teklu and, other high-ranking government officials, including Maureen Achieng, IOM chief of Mission to Ethiopia.
In addition to the 333 returnees that have arrived in Addis Ababa last Thursday, the Government has covered the costs of the trip in repatriating today’s arrivals too.
The government announced that it would continue to identify its citizens who are living in unbearable conditions abroad and provide assistance to those who want to return home voluntarily.
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