Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates have discussed and inked a pact on ways of consolidating cooperation in areas of trade, investment, agriculture, and aviation yesterday.
Workneh Genbeyehu, Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs and his counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of UAE signed the agreement.
During the meeting, held at the Ministry’s premises, the two top diplomats hailed the constant growth in relations between the two counties and re-affirmed their keenness to advancing cooperation across various fields.
Following the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed attended the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding addressing the conditions of Ethiopian workers in the UAE, according to Sharjah 24.
Berhanu Tsegaye, Ethiopian Attorney-General, and Tebege Berhe, Ethiopian Ambassador to UAE were also signatories to the MoU form Ethiopian side.
According to a report from Fana broadcasting the two countries have also agreed to combat cross-border financial and economic crimes.
The two nations have agreed to coordinate in the fight against procurement and other related transnational crimes, Fana reported yesterday.