Ethiopia and Djibouti sign several agreements to raise the level of economic partnership
Djibouti ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia and Djibouti today signed different agreements to boost ties in trade, mining, industry, transport, as well as peace and security.
The respective ministers of the two countries signed the agreement in Djibouti with the presence of Ethiopian Prime Minister HaileMariam Dessalegn and Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh.
Prime Minister HaileMariam who is in Djibouti in his first state visit in his capacity, calls the agreements “landmark” as they are expected to strengthen cooperation in various areas and enhance economic integration.
“We have come to a point where the strategic partnership between our two countries has got to a high level, in the height where the commission for joint engagement has been uplifted to heads of state and government level”, he said
This shows, according to the Prime Minister, the strength of the bilateral relationship between the two countries, which is leading to economic integration.
He said the two nations are the only countries that are integrating themselves in all areas saying: “the only countries in Africa that have integrating themselves by road, railway, telecommunication, power and water services are Djibouti and Ethiopia.”
President Guelleh for his part said the relations between the two countries has been booming over the past years in the social, economic and political aspects.
He said the two countries are working to be an example for the continent in terms of integration in social, economic and political aspects.
“We have taken a decision to be example for integration in the region and then in Africa for the political integration of our co. We are trying to show that we can integrate, we can work together, we share the resources we have in common and scientific researches.” he said.For more news and stories, join us on Facebook,Twitter , or contact us through our Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com