President Hold Discussion with UN Special Envoy for Horn of Africa


April 11, 2019


Addis Ababa (ENA) – President Sahlework Zewdie and UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Parfait Onanga Anyanga have discussed today about getting the region stronger and the people more prosperous.

Following the meeting, the Special Envoy said he was privileged to listen to President Sahlework Zewdie on issues of strengthening regional integration.

Anyanga also expressed appreciation for the visionary leadership shown by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in advancing peaceful agenda in the region.

“It is a big opportunity for not only the region but also the UN to advance a peaceful agenda so that countries of the region can really focus on development,” he noted.

President Sahlework said on her part the region’s integration can be enhanced through strengthening IGAD.

The Government of Ethiopia will work with UN for united and stronger region by providing the necessary support, she added.

Published Date: April 10, 2019

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