Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received copies of credentials of Ambassador Brita Wagener of the Republic of Germany and Ambassador Torbjorn Pettersson of Sweden on the 14th of September 2017.
Minister Workneh took note of the already strong bilateral ties between Ethiopia and the Republic of Germany. He also described Germany as a key partner to Ethiopia’s development endeavor. Ambassador Mrs. Brita Wagener, on her part, said her country is keen to further engage with Ethiopia in areas of economic cooperation.
Holding talks with Ambassador Torbjorn Pettersson of Sweden, Dr. Workneh underlined Ethiopia’s readiness to work
more closely with Sweden, adding that the bilateral cooperation would be strengthened further ahead. Ambassador Torbjorn Pettersson mentioned that the two sides have signed a new developmental cooperation agreement, which he said, would open a new venue for engagement and collaboration. The Ambassador also revealed that anchor Swedish companies would recently come to Ethiopia to engage in various investment sectors in the country.