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German President Frank-Walter to visit Ethiopia

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The Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier will make a three-day official visit to Ethiopia at the end of this month.

The President will meet FDRE President H.E Sahle-Work Zewde and Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and discuss on ways of strengthening bilateral relations.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Ethiopia two years ago and Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed paid a visit to Germany last October.

Ethiopia and Germany have enjoyed over 50-years of development cooperation that covered a range of fields, including the provision of primary education, technical and vocational training, agriculture and biodiversity

Ethiopia exports agricultural products, including coffee and textiles to German markets, and imports pharmaceuticals, medicines and machinery.

Ethiopia and Germany began diplomatic relations in 1905.According to Ethiopian Foreign Ministry