Germany pledges to step up support for economic and political reforms in Ethiopia


Addis Ababa, December 10, 2021 (Walta) – The German government is providing the necessary support to the ongoing economic and political reform efforts in Ethiopia, German Ambassador to Ethiopia Stephan Auer said.

Ambassador Stephan Auer made the remark during his meeting with the Ethiopian Minister of Planning and Development, Fisum Assefa.

The Minister informed the Ambassador of the implementation of the country’s ten-year national development plan on this occasion.

She also stressed that the assistance provided by Ethiopia’s development partners is very substantial.

Ambassador Stephan Auer for his part recalled that Germany is Ethiopia’s development partner, adding that his country is providing the necessary support for the economic and political reform efforts underway in Ethiopia.

He also expressed Germany’s support for the administration of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

Ambassador Stephan further affirmed his country’s commitment to work in partnership with the Ethiopian government.

During the discussion, the two sides agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in various sectors, including investment and development programs, according to the Minister of Planning and Development.


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