AddisAbaba January 03/2018 Coordinator of the activities of the Gambella Diaspora community in the USA, Dr. Gugo Obang Kwot has told State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael, about the plan to establish Medical School in Gambella, Ethiopia.
This was disclosed at a meeting held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a delegation from the Gambella diaspora community in the US.
Appreciating the project, Dr. Aklilu said the establishment of the medical school would add to the significant upward trajectory the country has made over the past decade.
Dr. Aklilu said, “The idea of training local medical physicians is encouraging and strategic.”
The medical school would be administered under Gambella University, it was learned.
The school envisions filling the gaps in training physicians and improving the health care situation in the region.
The delegation also plans to further generate partnerships with US medical schools and universities.
Riyadh January 03/2018 Ethiopian cuisines exhibition held in Riyadh in the weekend has offered guests to experience the taste of Ethiopian cuisines as well as discover its cooking, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Visitors were able to experience the richness of Ethiopian culinary culture fused with a combination of spices and herbs as well as its stable food (enjera), which is the base for all Ethiopian dishes.
Restaurants that took part in the food expo displayed various Ethiopian delicious dishes.
In addition, a coffee ceremony gave guests the chance to discover the Ethiopian coffee culture epitomizing socialization and meaningful human connectedness, it was learned.
Moreover, the Ethiopian Nations and Nationalities’ Day was celebrated at the Ethiopian Embassy honoring the historic Ethio-Saudi Arabian ties with a determination to move the relations forward in the years to come for the benefit of the two brotherly peoples.
During the celebration a traditional Afar house decorated with traditional crafts was displayed to visitors in Riyadh.
According to the website, more than one thousand visitors from Ethiopian Diaspora community, the government of Saudi Arabia, media agencies, diplomatic corps and business community attended the 12th Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day.