The two discussed key issues related to political and economic reforms; the role dialogue plays in bridging divides; regional stability and enhancing women’s political leadership, said office of the Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Lofven congratulated Prime Minister Dr Abiy for his Nobel win and expressed his Government’s appreciation of various measures and initiatives taken by him.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy on his part shared his gratitude to the Swedish Government for the continued support provided for education, health, water supply, rural roads and integrated rural development.
Explaining the ongoing reforms his administration is committed to, he highlighted the challenges of ungovernable emotions in a transition period and reiterated the importance of believing in the potential of tomorrow and working hard towards it.
Following the visit to Stockholm, Prime Minister Dr Abiy will travel to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony.