State Minister Mesganu confers with Assistant Secretary General of UN


Addis Ababa November 23/2023 (ENA) State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Mesganu Arga engaged in fruitful discussions with the Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Chandramouli Ramanathan, at his office today.

The discussion centered around the prestigious Africa Hall renovation project, an integral component of the United Nations' Capital Investment Plan for Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

 In a praise for the UN's astute initiative to invest in the preservation of the African Hall, which is  the birth place of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and a symbol of Africa's triumph over the shackles of colonialism and historical injustices, the state minister wholeheartedly confirmed his government's unwavering commitment to continue lending support to this noble endeavor.

It is noted that Ethiopia voluntarily allocated 3,000 square meters of land to the Africa Hall renovation project in the year 2019. 

Ambassador Mesganu reiterated Ethiopia's fervent dedication to continuing its collaboration and backing as the host country of the Commission.

The Assistant Secretary General, on his part, commended the government of Ethiopia for its unwavering support in fostering the activities of the UNECA as a host nation including the project to modernize the iconic African Hall.





Ethiopian News Agency