Addis Ababa, May 12, 2022 (Walta) – The Ethiopian delegation led by the State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Ambassador Birtukan Ayano, met with senior officials on Infrastructure and Security issues in Germany’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The State Minister said Ethiopia and Germany have longstanding bilateral relationships, which proved fruitful in challenging times.
Thanking the Government of German for providing a plot of land for the new embassy’s building, Ambassador Birtukan stressed that the embassy building should reflect the friendly relations between the two countries.
The Embassy building should have quarters for cultural centers that are key to reflecting Ethiopia’s rich cultural values and promoting trade and tourism, State Minister Ambassador Birtukan added.
Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Germany, Mulu Solomon said the new embassy building should accommodate trade, investment, and public diplomacy activities that are in line with the priority areas identified in the Foreign Policy of the country and the growing bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Germany.
Officials of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the Ethiopian delegation for giving the proper attention to the project and pledged to provide all necessary support for the construction of the new embassy building.