H.E. Demeke Mekonnen conferred with the Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H.E. Demeke Mekonnen conferred with the Minister of State for Development and Africa Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP at his office on 21 March 2023.

He assured Mr. Demeke of the continued support of the British Government towards the full implementation of the peace agreement and the rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts of the Federal Government in Northern Ethiopia.

The distinguished dignitaries concluded their fruitful deliberations by reaffirming the commitment of their respective governments to further bolster cooperation in bilateral, regional and global matters of mutual importance.

DPM and FM Demeke Receives Ethiopian Honorary Consul in Belarus

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Demeke Mekonnen, this morning received at his office, Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul in Belarus, Mr. Dmitry Lukashenko, of the Republic of Belarus.

H.E. Demeke warmly welcomed the Honorary Consul to Addis Ababa and expressed the gratitude of the Government of Ethiopia for representing Ethiopia and its people with passion and commitment in the Eastern European nation. He told the latter, “You are out ambassador to Belarus”.

He said, it is high time that Ethiopia and Belarus strive towards strengthening bilateral ties, among others in the areas of investment, tourism, agricultural mechanization, and mining. We will do our level best to enhance Ethio-Belarusian relations, Mr. Demeke told Mr. Lukashenko.

Mr. Lukashenko, on his part, thanked the DPM and FM for graciously hosting him and vowed to further bolster the historical relations between the two countries. He also commended the recent development and positive changes in Addis Ababa.