Deputy Premier meets with former Ethiopian naval force assn members
Addis Ababa, September 18, 2019 (FBC) -Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen held talks yesterday with representatives of association of former Ethiopian naval force.
Members of the association discussed with the Deputy Premier on how to contribute their share in the sector.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed recently announced plans to re-establish Ethiopia’s naval force, which was disbanded more than two decades ago.
During his visit to Addis Ababa last March, French President Emmanuel Macro agreed to assist Ethiopia in establishing the naval component.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy and President Macron oversaw the signing of the accord.