President Sahle-Work Zewde held fruitful discussions with Prime Minister Leo Varadkaris of Ireland later today. (January 09)
President Sahle-Work Zewde warmly welcomed Prime Minister Varadkaris and appreciated the excellent relations between Ethiopia and Ireland.
President Sahle-Work immensely thanked the Irish Government for the support provided in agriculture, health, education and social protection sectors.
The President further said Ethiopia and Ireland are committed to boost ties in all domains in the spirit of mutual benefits and cooperation mainly in Argo-processing Industrial parks.
Highlighting collaboration on a myriad of bilateral and regional issues of common interest, Prime Minister Varadkaris said, “Ethiopia has been our single key international partner for 25 years and we would like to further deepen our relations.
“We support the recent political and economic reforms undertaken by Ethiopia; Ireland is committed to boost business, trade and investment cooperation with Ethiopia,” he added.
Prime Minister Varadkaris pointed out that Ethiopia and Ireland have longstanding and excellent relations. The President noted the importance of strengthening cooperation on both bilateral and multilateral venues.
#Ireland opened its embassy in Addis Ababa in 1994, and #Ethiopia resumed its mission in Dublin, in 2003