The Following are news highlights in Ethiopia’s major media outlets on Saturday.
— Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held discussion with Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson here Thursday.
During their discussion, both agreed that there was great potential for the bilateral relations to advance further, building on existing co-operation. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome visited the dump site where a landslide occurred which killed 113 people in the outskirts of Addis Ababa locally known as Koshe.
During the occasion, the President expressed his condolence to the bereaved families, and noted that the peoples and government of Ethiopia will stand along them. He added that the country will continue to work on rehabilitating the victims by relocating the population in the vicinities of the rubbish area in a more sustainable manner. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)
— British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson praised Ethiopia’s fast growth during his visit to the largest and most modern Ethiopian Aviation Academy and state-of-the-art flight simulators at Ethiopian capital. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)
— Ethiopia expressed its keen interest to promote cooperative relationship with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the association’s member states in areas of mutual interests.
The areas include trade, investment, air linkages and tourism. This message was conveyed by the first Ambassador of Ethiopia to ASEAN Arega Hailu, during the presentation of his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN Le Luong Minh at the ASEAN Secretariat on Thursday. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA) Enditem