Upon the invitation from Benjamin Netanyahu, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed arrived in Israel for a two-day official visit.
The Prime Minister is accompanied by Gedu Andargachew, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lemma Megersa, Minister of Defense and other high-level Ethiopian officials.
During the course of the visit, the Ethiopian Prime Minister will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, visit Yad Vashem, and tour the National Cyber Directorate.
Ethiopia and Israel have a close and friendly relationship and cooperation in many fields, including agriculture, water and irrigation, health, education, science, technology and innovation.
During the visit, the two sides will discuss strengthening bilateral cooperation in the fields of security, agriculture, and technology, with special emphasis on cyber.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister’s visit to Israel is further evidence of the common desire of both countries to strengthen the bonds of friendship and deepen bilateral cooperation.
Meanwhile, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed began his official visit to the State of Israel with a visit to Yad Vashem – Israel’s official memorial to victims of the Holocaust.