Egyptian prime minister in Ethiopia
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hailemariam Desalegn welcomed Prime Minister Sharaf at Bole International Airport.
Sharaf will meet Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and President Girma Woldegiorgis during his two-day stay here beginning today.
Following a joint meeting between Egyptian and Ethiopian officials in the capital Addis Ababa, Sharaf said that the past should be left behind and that a new page will start. He denied reports that Ethiopia wants to cut Egypt’s water supply from the Nile or that Egypt is against Ethiopian development.
The meeting in Addis Ababa dealt with several issues regarding Egyptian and Ethiopian relations and cooperation.