China has expressed interest to further strengthen cultural relations with Ethiopia.
A Chinese delegation headed by the country's vice minister of culture held discussions with its Ethiopian counterpart on Saturday on ways of working together.
On the occasion, the Chinese delegation conveyed the country's desire to establish a cultural center in Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian state Minister of culture, Mulugeta Seid lauded China's use of culture for economic purpose including job creation.
He said Ethiopia would provide the necessary support in construction of the cultural center.
Reporter: Martha Zerihun