The 34th Prime Minister of Israel and Chairman of the Likud party, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to visit Ethiopia in July, according to Israel’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Belaynesh Zevadia.
Addis Ababa―Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Ethiopia this July, according to the Israeli Ambassador to Ethiopia.
Speaking at the celebration of the 68th Independence Day of Israel yesterday, Israel’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Belaynesh Zevadia, said she believes that the greatest time for Ethio-Israeli relations has yet to come.
Ethiopia and Israel have historical relationship since the time of Queen of Sheba, the ambassador said.
According to Belaynesh Zevadia, Israel has been providing short-term training in agriculture and other areas of expertise through its Agency for International Development Cooperation.
Foreign Affairs State Minister Ambassador Taye Atske-Selassie extended his appreciation to Ambassador Belaynesh Zevadia for the work she has done in enhancing relations between the two countries.
“Our ties are not only based on political and economic interests but also on the close people-to-people links we enjoy,” he added.
The state minister further noted the steady increase of technical assistance and emphasized that Ethiopia would like to see more investment from Israel.
Ambassador Taye Atske-Selassie pointed out that Ethiopia attaches high value to the relationship between the two countries.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency
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