The Following are news highlights in Ethiopia’s major media outlets on Tuesday.
— Leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to foster and diversify their scope of cooperation in bilateral and regional issues.
In a joint statement issued following the discussion between Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalgen and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the leaders agreed to continue to work together to enhance the bilateral relations between their countries. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)
— Zambia is keen to emulate Ethiopia’s experience in agriculture and industry sectors with a particular emphasis on leather and leather products.
The remarks came as Zambian President Edgar Lungu conferred with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday in Addis Ababa. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)
— Ethiopia has been honored with the 2017 African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) Awards for its achievement in malaria control.
Botswana, Cape Verde, Comoros, Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), Swaziland, Uganda and Chad also received the award on Monday at the opening of the 28th African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn conferred with European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica on Monday in Addis Ababa.
During the discussion which is aimed at fostering partnership, the two sides expressed keenness to boost their partnership to a higher level. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC) Enditem