PM Abiy Holds Telephone Conversation with President Xi

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Addis Ababa, February 25/2020Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held phone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping on various issues including efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

During the phone call between the two leaders, wide ranges of issues as well as containing the spread of novel coronavirus were discussed.

On the occasion, President Xi reaffirmed to provide special care and support to Ethiopian students in China.

Regarding his telephone conversation with President Xi, Prime Minister Abiy tweeted that “I am proud of the work being undertaken by the Chinese Government in this regard and express gratitude for the support to Ethiopians rendered thus far.”

A total of 311 Ethiopian students are currently studying in 24 Chinese universities in including Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the coronavirus (COVID-19).