Hailemariam Desalegn meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn for a state visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of subjects and agreed to expand practical cooperation on global, regional, and bilateral issues.
While speaking at a joint news conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel, at the Chancellery in Berlin on December 03, 2014, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn vowed to expand and deepen cooperations between both nations.
According to Redwan Hussien, Government Communication Affairs minister and one of the key members of the Ethiopian delegation who participated at the event, Merkel also vowed that she will see to it that Germany would device a comprehensive package as to how to make its companies become competitive enough to tap an ever growing opportunities in Ethiopia in particular and Africa in general.