Addis Ababa april 13/2018 Leaders of various countries congratulated Abiy Ahmed on being elected as the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Zambian President Edgar Lungu, Brazilian President Michel Temer, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte, Mauritania Prime Minster Yahya Olud Hadamine has extended their congratulation message to the Premier.
The leaders in their messages reaffirmed their commitment to uphold cooperation with Premier Minister Abiy and firm up their respective countries’ strategic relations with Ethiopia.
In his message, Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said Algeria will further strengthen its strategic partnership with Ethiopia to benefit the peoples of the two countries and to work on regional peace and development.
The two countries will also work together to strengthen the bilateral and multilateral cooperation and to promote peace and security of the continent, Zambia President Edgar Lungu said.
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands, on his part said 130 Dutch companies have invested 700 million Euro in Ethiopia, and have created over 75,000 job opportunities, indicating that the economic ties between the two countries will be further strengthened.