Government of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

15 January 2013

Ethiopia: Minister Meets Diaspora in London

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, visiting the United Kingdom last week met with members of the Ethiopian Community living in and around London.

Speaking on the occasion the Minister urged the Ethiopian Diaspora to stand together to promote the national interest of Ethiopia irrespective of their political persuasions. He called for intensified engagement on the part of Diaspora Ethiopians to assist in the implementation of the major projects now being carried out including the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Abbay River, the railway network and the sugar factories. These are now gaining momentum.

The Minister also briefed the Diaspora on the government's efforts to deliver on its promises in the areas of democracy, good governance, infrastructure and development in general. Members of the community praised the peaceful transition of power in Ethiopia and pledged to work with the government.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Government of Ethiopia. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.