Ethiopia, the Netherlands Hold Political Consultation

Permanent Secretary for Europe, the Americas, Asia and Multilateral Affairs, H.E. Ambassador Mahlet Hailu underlined that #Ethiopia attaches greater importance to its relations with #theNetherlands. She thanked the Netherlands for the support extended to Ethiopia's development agenda.

Ambassador Mahlet detailed the sweeping economic, social and political reforms initiated under the leadership of H.E. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. She also took note of the historic rapprochement between Ethiopia and #Eritrea and its dividend to regional peace and economic integration in the #Horn of #Africa region.

Secretary-General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, H.E. Ms Yoka Brandt, on her part, noted that her country attaches significant importance to Ethiopia.

While commending the ongoing reforms and the positive momentum of change in Ethiopia, Ms. Brandt expressed her country's continued commitment to support Ethiopia's development endeavors.

Currently, over 100 #Dutch companies are engaged in various investment sectors in Ethiopia, particularly in #agriculture and #horticulture industry. As part of the development cooperation between the two countries, the Netherlands is also supporting #health and #education projects in Ethiopia.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs