Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang witnessed singing of cooperation agreements between Vietnam and Ethiopia as he is visiting the country.
Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, arrived today in the Addis Ababa for a three days official visit in Ethiopia.
He was greeted up on arrival at Bole International Airport by President Mulatu Teshome.
The visiting Vietnamese president also met with Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed to discuss bilateral relation and ares of cooperation between the two countries.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, the two countries have signed Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation and Investment Cooperation.
Trade,investment,tourism,education, aviation and telecommunication are among the areas identified for cooperation. As well, an agreement has been reached on mutual visa waivers arrangements.
Fitusm Arega, Chief of staff in the office of the Prime minister, disclosed that Abiy Ahmed raised and talked about Đổi Mới, Vietnamese economic reform introduced in 1986 with the objective to create a socialist Oriented Market economy in the country.
PM Abiy Ahmed today received HE Mr. Tran Dai Quang, President of Vietnam. PM Abiy noted Vietnam’s sustained economic growth after introducing its Reforms (Doi Moi). The two parties agreed to strengthen their ties in agriculture, trade, Investment & human capital. #Ethiopia. pic.twitter.com/FjpfQZHF89
— Fitsum Arega (@fitsumaregaa) August 23, 2018
The two countries have also reportedly singed investment protection agreements.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia cited President Quang as saying that the discussions he held with Ethiopian authorities
” were fruitful as they helped both sides explored areas of expanding and strengthening ties in aviation, telecommunications, education among others.”
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