Addis Ababa February 21/2019 Ambassador Teshome Toga presented his credentials to Xi Jinping, President of People’s Republic of China on Wednesday, according to Ethiopian Embassy to China.
Ambassador Teshome appreciated the support of China in fighting against poverty and the economic transformation of Ethiopia.
Teshome also expressed the commitment of Ethiopia to accomplish the agreements signed and commitments under the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
President Xi welcomed Ambassador Teshome to China and expressed his sincere greetings and good wishes to President Sahilework Zewude, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the people of Ethiopia.
He stressed on the importance of the strategic partnership between Ethiopia and China.
President Xi also noted that he is looking forward to welcome Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Beijing at the 2nd Belt and Road summit in April 2019.