ETHIOPIAN P.M. HOLDS TALKS WITH CHINESE PRESIDENT, NPC CHAIRMAN

BEIJING-- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is in Beijing to attend the ongoing 3rd Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) has held talks here with Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chairman of National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, Li Zhanshu.

Abiy has also held discuss on the sidelines of the summit with leaders of different countries on a wide range of bilateral issues. Leaders from more than 50 African countries have gathered in Beijing for the two-day summit, which ends on Tuesday.

In his talks with President Xi, Abiy said China had made a great contribution to the development of Ethiopia and expressed his gratitude to the government of China for its invaluable role in pressing forward the economic growth and for remaining a close ally of Ethiopia.

The Premier stated that Ethiopia is committed to further forging its co-operation and alliance with China in multi-faceted areas in the future.

President Xi expressed appreciation for Ethiopia's effort in transforming its strategic relationship with China.

He reiterated that China will continue strengthening its ties with Ethiopia.

Abiy also conferred with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on bilateral and regional issues. The two leaders discussed about the forum, issues related to further cementing ties in both bilateral and multilateral fields.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

ETHIOPIAN P.M. HOLDS TALKS WITH CHINESE PRESIDENT, NPC CHAIRMAN

BEIJING-- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is in Beijing to attend the ongoing 3rd Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) has held talks here with Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chairman of National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, Li Zhanshu.

Abiy has also held discuss on the sidelines of the summit with leaders of different countries on a wide range of bilateral issues. Leaders from more than 50 African countries have gathered in Beijing for the two-day summit, which ends on Tuesday.

In his talks with President Xi, Abiy said China had made a great contribution to the development of Ethiopia and expressed his gratitude to the government of China for its invaluable role in pressing forward the economic growth and for remaining a close ally of Ethiopia.

The Premier stated that Ethiopia is committed to further forging its co-operation and alliance with China in multi-faceted areas in the future.

President Xi expressed appreciation for Ethiopia's effort in transforming its strategic relationship with China.

He reiterated that China will continue strengthening its ties with Ethiopia.

Abiy also conferred with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on bilateral and regional issues. The two leaders discussed about the forum, issues related to further cementing ties in both bilateral and multilateral fields.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK