Ambassador Deriba Kuma has met with Ms. Lisbet Zilmer-Johns, Under Secretary for Foreign Policy and Mr. Stephan Schönemann, Under-Secretary for Development Policy. The Ambassador briefed the officials on the reforms Ethiopia is undertaking under the leadership of Prime Minister H.E Dr. Abiy Ahmed. He particularly commended the ever-strong bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Denmark. In addition, Ambassador Deriba emphasized the new ‘homegrown economic reform’ and significant support extended by development partners and international organizations. He explained that there is a need for more support for the economic reform from all development partners including Denmark.
The Under Secretaries on their part congratulated H.E Dr. Abiy Ahmed up on winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. They stressed Denmark’s support for the ongoing reform in Ethiopia particularly with regard to the upcoming election, for which Denmark has already contributed donation through UNDP. The two sides agreed to further strengthen the relation between two countries.