Ethiopia to send diplomacy team to Egypt

Xinhua
December 12,2014

ADDIS ABABA, A public diplomacy team of Ethiopia will be dispatched to Cairo early next week to “take messages of friendship to the Egyptian people,” said the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Briefing reporters on Friday in Addis Ababa, Dina Mufti, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the team would be dispatched coming Sunday and will conduct people-to- people interactions in Cairo for five days.

The team comprises academia, business people, artists, and renowned personalities among others, according to the spokesperson.

“The objective of this team is to take the message to various sectors of the Egyptian community, that Nile is our common resource; it has to be factor for bondages between the two countries instead of being factor for contention, that Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is for win-win,” said Dina.

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