President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas congratulated Abiy Ahmed on being elected as the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
The president on his message expressed the aspiration of Palestine to strengthen cooperation in more advanced manner under the new leadership of Ethiopia.
Similarly, Prime Minister of Qatar Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr Prime Minister of Yemen congratulated the Premier Abiy.
Abiy Ahmed has been receiving messages of congratulations from leaders of different countries since he was appointed as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
The House of People's Representative (HPR) has appointed on March 24, 2018 Abiy Ahmed as the new Prime Minster of Ethiopia following the resignation of Hailemariam Dessalegn.