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A week in the Horn: Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met around 60 Ethiopian ambassadors and diplomats



Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today met around 60 Ethiopian Ambassadors and diplomats to discuss ongoing reforms in the country, the challenges and perspectives of contemporary international diplomatic relations and how to mitigate these challenges. He emphasized the need to expand economic diplomacy and involvement of the diaspora, as well as the importance of safeguarding the rights and interests of Ethiopian citizens abroad, focusing on Ethiopia's neighbors and promoting integration in the Horn of Africa.

Prime Minister Dr Abiy held discussions with leaders and representatives of financial institutions on Sunday (13 January) to discuss sectoral reforms focusing on the additional ability of financial institutions to be more competitive and competent in strengthening their role in building dell & # 39; economy. The discussions also identified political, procedural and governance bottlenecks within the sector.

Prime Minister Dr Abiy met the Vice President of the Republic of South Africa, David Mabuzaon, Monday (January 14). Following discussions with President Ramaphosa in Addis Ababa last November, their talks focused on strengthening bilateral historical relations and cooperation on issues of mutual interest.

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen led a delegation on a two-day working visit to Freetown, Sierra Leone, last week to strengthen bilateral and diplomatic ties.

Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu led the African ambassadors, diplomats and commissioners of the UA and invited guests to the first celebration of the Diplomatic Diplomatic Day of Ethiopia, Saturday 12 January in Entoto and Yaya Village . The occasion was to promote the extension of Ethiopia and the unique cultural, historical and natural wealth of the diplomatic community of Addis Ababa and the international community.

The annual one-week conference of Ambassadors and Consul Generals of the 46 Embassies and 14 consulates abroad and the Directors General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened Tuesday (January 15). Discussions focused on contemporary regional, global and geopolitical trends affecting Ethiopia and neighboring countries, diaspora engagement, commercial diplomatic activities and the growing importance of economic diplomacy and other areas.

The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dr Hirut Kassaw, who is conducting a visit to "sharing experiences" in Turkey, met on Wednesday Serdar Çam, President of Turkey's Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) (16 January ). He expressed his appreciation for the support of TIKA for the restoration of the Al-Nejashi mosque in the Tigray region and the Ottoman consulate of Harar. They stressed the need to take full advantage of the great potential of culture and tourism to further strengthen the partnership and cooperation between Ethiopia and
Turkey.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State, Dr Markos Tekle received a copy of the credentials of the newly-appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Ethiopia, Ambassador Yaprak Alp, Thursday (17 January). Likewise, the Minister of State Dr Markos received copies of the credentials of the newly appointed Slovak Ambassador, Ambassador Drahomir Stos.

The Ethiopian Investment Commission has launched an initiative to revise Ethiopia's investment law regime. Commissioner Abebe Abebayehu stated that the initiative aims to modernize the regulatory and administrative investment framework, align the legal regime with recent changes in economic policy priorities, consolidate rules and regulations, streamline the investment incentives scheme, review investment areas open to the private sector and adopt best practices, including One-Stop services and a faster complaint handling mechanism.

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