Saturday, November 1, 2014
State Information Services 5th round of Egyptian-Ethiopian committee starts in Addis Ababa
The Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa hosted on Saturday 01/11/2014 the 5th round of Egyptian-Ethiopian Joint Committee for two days at the level of senior officials.
The 5th round's meetings will be attended by representatives of the ministries of foreign affairs, trade and industry, electricity and renewable energy, oil, education, higher education, civil aviation, tourism, agriculture and land reclamation, communications and information technology, and culture, as well as the National Council for Women. Today's meeting comes in preparation for the ministerial meeting to be held on November 3, which will be co-chaired by the foreign ministers of two countries.
During the meetings, head of the Ethiopian delegation expressed condolences to the Egyptian government and people for the Armed Forces martyrs in the North Sinai terror attack. He stressed the importance of exploiting the political will of leaderships in the two countries and enhancing the historic relations between Egypt and Ethiopia.
For his part, Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Magdy Saber stressed the importance of building on the positive spirit created between Egypt and Ethiopia after the meeting held between President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and the Ethiopian prime minister on the sidelines of the African summit. He stressed the importance of working to enhance relations between Egypt and Ethiopia in all fields, thus contributing to the realization of development goals of the two countries.