PM holds discussion with UAE’s Vice President
Addis Ababa, February 14, 2020 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed held talks with the UAE Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Upon receiving the Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed expressed his appreciation and support for Prime Minister Dr Abiy’s efforts to transform Ethiopia and his continued work to bring sustainable peace in Ethiopia as well as Africa.
The discussion focused on resolving challenges and responding to various questions raised by Ethiopians living in Dubai and throughout the Arab Emirates.
The Prime Minister raised issues from his meeting yesterday with the 300 representatives and leaders of the Ethiopian community.
Sheikh Mohammed promised to consult with the responsible officials regarding work permit for Ethiopians, access for land to build schools and worship institutions as well as other matters related to the Ethiopian diaspora.
One of the outcomes of the meeting is granting the Ethiopian Orthodox Church a land to build a place of worship in Abudabi, according to office of the Prime Minister.