PM Abiy Holds Talk with Int’l Development Secretary of State

Addis Ababa August 08/2018 Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held discussion with Penny Mordaunt, Secretary of State for International Development, today.

Secretary of State Mordaunt said cooperation with the government of Ethiopia will continue.

According to the Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the discussion focused on bilateral economic cooperation.

Mordaunt on the occasion lauded the reform underway in Ethiopia and pledged that the Department for International Development (DFID) under her will further strengthen its cooperation with the government.

Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mordaunt has launched today UK’s biggest ever tax partnership program to help Ethiopia generate more tax.

The program is expected to transform Ethiopia’s tax system, helping it to harness the potential of its booming economic growth. This new partnership will also help the country generate revenue so that it can better finance its own services and development.