Ethiopia-China relations grow rapidly, minister says
16 de septiembre de 2020, 13:37Addis Ababa, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew assured that relations between Ethiopia and China are growing rapidly, on the basis of cooperation and mutual respect.
Our relations prosper or diversify exponentially, especially in investment, trade, tourism and person-to-person engagements, the foreign minister said during a meeting with outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian.
Andargachew thanked the diplomat for his outstanding service during his stay in Ethiopia and particularly praised the contribution to the completion of the Sheger project, an initiative by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, to make Addis Ababa, where more than five million inhabitants live, more attractive.
He also recognized the steps he took to increase the effectiveness of government actions aimed at containing the spread of Covid-19, especially those aimed at increasing the capacity to detect the disease in the African country.
Jian, who arrived in Addis Ababa in December 2017, thanked the Ethiopian government and people for helping him spent a successful tenure, and promised to work to strengthen the relationships when he returns back home.
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