Ethiopia, Qatar keen to strengthen cooperation
Addis Ababa, February 11, 2019 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu met with State Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Soltan Bin Saad Almoraikhi on the margins of the 32nd AU Summit today.
Both parties have underlined the importance of further strengthening the bilateral relations between Ethiopia and the State of Qatar.
On the occasion, Dr Workneh underscored that relations between Ethiopia and the State of Qatar is based on ensuring the mutual benefits of the peoples of the two countries.
He also stressed on the need to further strengthen cooperation on trade and investment as well as enhance the people-to-people ties between the two countries.
Soltan Bin Saad Almoraikhi for his part commended the comprehensive reforms spearheaded by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed.
He added that his country supports Ethiopia’s efforts in the maintenance of regional peace and stability.
The two sides have also agreed on the importance of inking a bilateral labor agreement, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ethiopia had recently signed bilateral labor agreements with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).