Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019
Addis Ababa, December 26, 2019 (FBC) -A foundation stone has been laid for the construction of a new Eritrea Embassy building in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki laid today the cornerstone for the embassy to be built around Sidist Kilo.
Eritrea reopened its embassy in Addis Ababa in July last year after a 20-year
Ethiopia and Eritrea signed peace deal following the appointment of Dr Abiy Ahmed as Prime Minister of Ethiopia in April 2018.
The agreement laid out a new era of cooperation between the two countries, including re-establishing telecommunications and transport links and reopening embassies.
President Isaias,, who arrived in Addis Ababa yesterday, visited various development projects including Beautifying Sheger and Entoto observatory and research center
He also visited the Adama Industrial park, Dukem Eastern Industry zone and Holland dairy in Bishoftu.