Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Arrives in Asmara For Two-Day Working Visit
July 18, 2019: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today for a two-day working visit. President Isaias Afwerki accorded warm welcome to the Prime Minister & his delegation on their arrival at Asmara’s International Airport.
The two sides will discuss further enhancement of the all-rounded cooperation between the two countries as well as regional and other matters of mutual interest. The Ethiopian delegation includes Finance Minister Ahmed Shide and other government officials.
President Isaias Afwerki & PM Abiy Ahmed met at State House today for extensive talks on further deepening the ongoing vibrant peace process & all-rounded cooperation between the two countries on the basis of the five-point Joint Declaration of Peace & Friendship of 9 July 2018.
The two leaders further agreed to broaden the positive ramifications of the peace process & robust cooperation underway to the Horn. Accompanied by President Isaias, PM Abiy & his entourage visited several development projects & construction work on the Nefasit-Decamhare highway.
Source: Eritrea Information Minister @hawelti