Ethiopian president on working visit to DRC

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia's President Sahle-Work Zewde on Saturday arrived in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo for a one-day working visit.

The president was in Kenya before proceeding to the DRC, the first visit to that country by a high ranking Ethiopian official in more than thirty years.

Upon  arrival, Ms. Hannine Mabumda, Speaker of the Parliament and other high  level government officials and Ethiopians residing in Kinshasa welcomed her

Later on Saturday  President Sahle -Work Zewde will meet President Felix Tshisekedi and discuss bilateral and regional issues, according to her office.

Ethiopia has strong ties with the DRC where it had sent peacekeepers under the UN in a peecekeeping operation.


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