DPM & FM Lauds Works Being Done to Protect Rights, Interests of Ethiopians in Dubai


Addis Ababa November 11/2022 /ENA/ Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen visited today the different work units of the Ethiopian Consulate General in Dubai.

During the visit, he was briefed by the Consul General, Ambassador Aklilu Kebede, about the activities being carried out to enhance the services offered to citizens, uphold their rights and interests, encourage participation from the Diaspora, and advance trade, investment, and tourism for the benefit of Ethiopia.

The ambassador also mentioned that the Consulate General Office collaborates with the Ethiopian Community Association in Dubai and the Northern Emirates as well as with other national stakeholders in order to ensure the protection of the rights and interests of the Ethiopians.

On his part, Demeke said that the work being done by the community association and the Consulate General's office to protect the rights and interests of the citizens is encouraging.

He urged all diaspora members and organizations to collaborate with the Consulate, pointing out that the government cannot address all of the issues with its limited resources.

The Ethiopian Consulate General Office in Dubai and Northern Emirates was opened in 2004 and is working with a focus on protecting the rights and interests of citizens through citizen-oriented diplomacy and increasing the participation of the diaspora.

Ethiopian News Agency