ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia’s President Sahlework Zewdie has received the credentials of seven newly appointed Asian and African ambassadors to Ethiopia on Tuesday.
The envoys who presented their credentials involve Ambassador Robert Shetkintong of India, Ambassador ITO Takako of Japan, Ambassador Zhao Zhiyuan of China, Ambassador Shozab Abbas of Pakistan, Ambassador Kang Seokhee of South Korea, Ambassador Abdelhamid Gharbi of Tunisia, Ambassador Taonga Mushayavanhu of Zimbabwe.
President Sahlework has reiterated Ethiopia’s keen interest in scaling up bilateral relations with the respective countries while receiving their credentials.
Commending the benefits of forming strategic partnerships with some of these countries, the president expressed hope that the others would also follow suit.
President Sahle-Work also briefed the ambassadors on current developments in the Tigray region, including the restoration, rehabilitation, and humanitarian assistance activities.
The Ambassadors, on their part, congratulated Ethiopia for successfully completing the operation in Tigray, according to the ministry of foreign affairs’ statement.
They have also expressed their commitments to enhance cooperation between Ethiopia and their respective countries during their stay in Ethiopia, it added.