Justin Trudeau’s visit to Ethiopia was among agenda item during the discussion between Ethiopian President Sahlework Zewde and Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Justin Trudeau (Left) and Abiy Ahmed (right) Photo credit : Social MediaborkenaJanuary 21, 2020Ethiopian President Sahlework Zewde received on Tuesday at the National Palace in the capital Addis Ababa Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Robert Oliphant. According to Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), President SahleWork Zewde and Robert Oliphan have discussed Prime Minister’s Justin Trudeau’s visit to Ethiopia this year. Justin Trudeau expressed his intention to visit Ethiopia in 2018 when he had a phone conversation with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed soon after the latter introduced gender balance cabinet. Based on information from the Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia website, the volume of trade between the two countries seems to be growing.
Source: Ethiopian News January 22, 2020 00:00 UTC