ADDIS ABABA, 19th July, 2016 (WAM) — Debretsion G. Michael, Ethiopia’s Deputy Prime Minister in charge of Economic Cluster and Minister of Communication and Information Technology, has received Ghazi Abdullah Salem Al Mehri, the UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Ethiopia, at the ministry.

They discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries in all fields, especially in the economic, trade, communication technology and IT sectors.

The Ethiopian minister emphasised that the government exerts its utmost efforts to secure the supportive environment for foreign investment in various domains. He also noted that the Ethiopian Government is ready to provide the necessary support to increase investments in communication and technology fields.

The UAE diplomat expressed the Emirati government’s desire to enhance direct investments in the Ethiopian market which would contribute to improving the economic growth between the two countries.

At the end of the meeting, the two sides hailed the level of the UAE-Ethiopian ties, expressing their confidence in boosting relations towards wider horizons in various domains.