Deputy PM Demeke in India for Four-Day Official Visit

ADDIS ABEBA Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen, is in India for a four-day official visit starting from late Tuesday.  

The minister headed to India from Turkey, where he held talks with his Turkish officials including his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and inaugurate Ethiopian embassy’s new building in Ankara.

Foreign Minister is expected to inaugurate the new Ethiopian embassy chancery and residence in New Delhi on Thursday.

He is also expected to hold discussions with Indian officials including a meeting with India’s Minister of External Affairs, Dr. S. Jaishankar, on Friday, over bilateral issues of mutual concern.