The Following are news highlights in Ethiopia’s major media outlets on Saturday.
— Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has received and held talks with a Qatari business delegation led by Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Thani bin Abdullah Al Thani, Chairman of Ezdan Holding Group.
Dr. Kahlid on the occasion told the Premier that his company is keen to engage in the construction sector, with a priority in hotel industry. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— Turkey’s Istanbul Kemerburgaz University has conferred an Honorary Degree on Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
At the ceremony held at the University on Friday, President Mulatu who has been in Turkey for a five-day state visit, received Doctor of Economics in recognition of the key role he has played in elevating the Ethio-Turkish bilateral ties. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)
— Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has met and discussed with delegates of Somaliland administration to work together on peace and security of the region and infrastructure development.
They also dealt with ways of developing the Berbera Corridor to use as an additional port. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)
— Draft documents aimed at enhancing inter-governmental relationship and increasing the awareness of federalism in Ethiopia were discussed at a high-level dialogue on Friday.
Ethiopian Minister of Federal and Pastoral Affairs, Kasa Teklebirhan, said the inter-governmental policy framework, and the constitution and federalism strategy draft documents are expected to be approved this Ethiopian year. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA) Enditem