United Arab Emirates: Ethiopian PM on working visit,met Ethiopians

United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia have a range of bilateral agreements including military cooperation

United Arab Emirates _ Ethiopia
Ethiopians in the Gulf region attending a meeting with PM Abiy Ahmed. Credit : Office of PM

borkena
February 14, 2020

As the Ethiopian election date is officially declared, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is on a three days working visit to the United Arab Emirates where he met with thousands of Ethiopians. 

Among members of the delegation, he led to Abu Dhabi are people like Muferiat Kamil, who is the minister for peace and other high ranking officials from the Ministry of  Foreign Affairs Ethiopia.

He was warmly received by UAE’s Foreign Minister Diab Mohammed bin Zayed and other senior government officials upon arrival in the country on Thursday morning.

On the first day of his visit, he had a consultation with about three hundred community representatives and leaders of Ethiopians living in different countries in the Gulf region. Those Ethiopians posed questions to the Prime Minister regarding the situation in Ethiopia. Also, matters related to their community life in their country of residence in the Gulf region, the office of the prime minister disclosed on Thursday.

On the second day of his visit, Abiy met with about fifteen thousand Ethiopians,according to government sources,  at the Shabab Al Ahli stadium in the afternoon.

Ethiopia _ United Arab Emirates
Children of Ethiopian Descent during Abiy Ahmed meeting event in Abu Dhabi

“I had the opportunity to meet and discuss with the Ethiopian diaspora in the U.S.A and Europe. I did the same with the Ethiopian diaspora living in South Africa a few weeks ago. I am happy beyond measures to be able to meet with Ethiopians living in the Middle East countries,” Abiy told the euphoric crowd, as quoted by the office of the Prime Minister.

Abiy spoke to the crowd in Amharic and his mother tongue, Oromifa. According to Gulf News, he said, “The Ethiopia that we envision is a country where the future generation will enjoy the hard work that we are doing today. They will go abroad not to work as laborers or domestic helpers but as professionals.”

Abiy reportedly discussed issue of Ethiopian communities in the country during his meeting with UAE officials and signed a bilateral agreement to protect the dignity of Ethiopians. If report by Ethiopian government affiliated sources are true, Ethiopian community members in the country could have their own church and school.

 “…All of you Ethiopians and of Ethiopian descent have come here to labour in any field possible and change your lives and that of your people. The tribulation and pain you endured due to this is an unwritten and amazing book. The contribution you are making for your country while passing through challenges should be told in a unique manner. Your government has signed bilateral agreements with the governments of Middle East countries so that you work with dignity and labour rights,” he said

Abiy will wrap up his three days working visit to UAE on Saturday.



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7 Responses to "United Arab Emirates: Ethiopian PM on working visit,met Ethiopians"

  1. Netsanet   February 15, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    We love you Abyi, your one of a kind in the
    Africa. No Ethiopian or African leader is comparable to you. May god help you see
    The fruits of you labor.

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  2. Dayer   February 15, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    UAE is not a democratic country , Ethiopians in UAE do whatever pleases the UAE government and Abiy as long as they get $_$ . Abiy and UAE say to them “Jump” they reply “how high?”.

    No Ethiopian dares to talk to the leaders of UAE about real life on the ground under PM Abiy’s dictatorship in Ethiopia even though many of them are willing to throw themselves from top of Dubai’s buildings before they are forced to live in Ethiopia .

    Praising Abiy Ahmed is what the UAE government demands from Ethiopians in UAE since Abiy is in a process of selling the sovereign national interests of Ethiopia to UAE. The main Dubai Ethiopian community actors are Muktar Keders type TPLF affiliated “now reformed” money laundering business people who are responsible for the continuous price gauging seen in Ethiopia, with billions of dollars being continuously laundered out from Ethiopia to UAE each year until now by them and their contacts in Ethiopia. Dubai is where the top of the cream in Ethiopia spend their weekends.

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    • wedi   February 15, 2020 at 8:28 pm

      Dayer may be your nick might be diaper!!!1 you are such a defunct TPLF entity. TPLF is DEAD!! if nay they are walking dead their corpse is smeeling too bad the whole Horn is poisoned by you and your likes time to bury is now!!!

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  3. Menbere   February 15, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    LET FIRST LADY ZINASH TTAYACHEW LEAD THE RESCUE MISSION OF THE ABDUCTED STUDENTS !!

    Army Lt. Colonel Abiy Ahmed got awarded the army Lt. Colonel post not because he earned it, he was awarded the army Lt. Colonel post so the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission pays him a colonel salary in dollars , he talked his Tigrigna way to get the Army Lt. Colonel post through corruption salary division. Abiy didn’t fire a single bullet at the Eritrean soldiers at the Ethio-Eritrean badme war since he wasn’t near enough to see the Eritrean soldiers personally , he run back to the command center when the war started and he stayed there talking his Tigrigna way as a coffee errand boy at the command centers the whole time the war was being fought.

    Abiy’s skill is all about spying politics detective , he contributed so much to Meles Zenawi spy agency with no care about what consequences his spying actions brings to Ethiopia, as long as he gets admiration from Meles Zenawi and his wife Zinash is happy with him that’s all he cared for. Nowadays it is rumored Abiy’s wife Zinash is not willing to speak to Abiy in private anymore because the Amhara students abduction case is getting her angry at him, she even offered to lead a rescue mission herself . He wanted to solve it through his spy comrades to avoid other options but there was nothing to be spied so they resorted to create fake story .

    Abiy has no conscious of his own, that’s why he says tedemer tedemer, Many of those that worked as spies to Meles Zenawi did have some degree of conscious Abiy had none he still donot, many refrained from the immoral spying for Meles Zenawi but Abiy didn’t until Meles died. Abiy got hundreds of unsuspecting Amharanized looking peacefull pedestrians of Addis Ababa gunned down by claiming they were participating in the election protest of 2005 . To avoid confrontation with the mass that were protesting Abiy decided to get gunned down honest law abiding pedestrians that were not even near where the protest was going on , he has no conscious .

    በአማራ ተማሪዎች እገታ ላይ መንግሥታዊ ትዕይንተ ድራማው ቀጥሏል – አቻምየለህ ታምሩ

    ethiopianregistrar.com/amharic/በአማራ-ተማሪዎች-እገታ-ላይ-መንግሥታዊ-ት/

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  4. Dayer   February 15, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    Wedi

    Previous President of Oromia OPDO Dr. Muktar Kedir is the TPLF affiliated “reformed now” owner of resorts lodges real estates in UAE , Bahrain and maybe other Middle Eastern countries who has business “elites “guests from allover Ethiopia make corrupt deals with Ethiopians politicians of the now days in his properties.

    TPLF is still holding the economy hostage.
    TPLF was never interested much about other things except money economy.
    TPLF didn’t die when Hawazen was bombed.
    TPLF didn’t die when Badme was invaded .
    TPLF didn’t die when Kinijit stormed the capital.
    TPLF is more alive than ever right now.

    TPLF is on a long uniterrupted recuperating paradise vacation, still holding the ruling remote control , TPLF was begged to join the misery PP so Misery PP can share the use of the ruling remote control with others , but TPLF said no we will not join misery PP. PP are full of misery they spend their times flying in planes.

    Somaliland And UAE Form Partnership To Increase Camel Milk Production , at least Somalia is offering to sell products while Abiy is offering to sell souvergnity .

    hiiraan.com/news4/2020/Feb/167134/somaliland_and_uae_form_partnership_to_increase_camel_milk_production.aspx

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  5. Tara   February 16, 2020 at 1:29 am

    THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA IS RUNNING OUT OF FUNDS TO A POINT WHERE IT IS RUNNING OUT OF MONEY TO PAY IT’S CUSTOMERS THAT GOT ACCOUNTS.

    METEC STOLE THE 11 BILLION BIRRS IT BORROWED TO MANUFACTURE SIX THOUSAND FARM TRACTORS WHICH WERE NOT SOLD DUE TO LACK OF QUALITY .

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  6. Ebano   February 16, 2020 at 3:43 am

    Abiy Ahmed took the house General Asaminew was living in at International Community School / Russia Military Camp area in Addis Ababa .

    US Department of State (.gov) › inte…
    International Community School of Addis Ababa: 2019-2020 Fact Sheet – United …

    icsaddis.org/join/admissions/tuition-and-fees

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