Ethiopia’s Ambassador Recognises Ugandans for Active Participation in Addis Conference

The ambassador of Ethiopia to Uganda, Etsegenet Bezabih Yimenu has awarded a certificate of appreciation to the Ugandans who participated at the recent concluded 2nd High-Level Conference.

The conference was held on June 22, 2023 in Ethiopia capital, Addis Ababa.

Speaking at the award ceremony in Kampala, the ambassador highlighted the embassy’s major achievements secured during the Budget Year 2015 EC that strengthened the bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Uganda.

Ambassador Yimenu also mentioned the frequent high-level Government officials’ visits from both Ethiopia and Uganda, such as the visit of a delegation led by General Muhoozi Kainerugaba to Addis Ababa, and the visits of HE Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Ethiopia among others.

She highlighted that the frequent visits of senior government officials of Uganda to Addis Ababa have cemented the strong bilateral relations of the two countries.

Similarly, the ambassador stated that the Embassy had made considerable achievements in countering the false news and information directed at the Ethiopian flagship projects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which is completed 92 percent despite major challenges perpetrated against the dam.

Regarding the trade and investment situation between Ethiopia and Uganda, the ambassador stated the business relationship between the two countries and indicated the results acquired in the fields of flowers, salt, coal, wood, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and construction.