The Ethiopian President, Dr. Mulatu Toshome hosted State Lunch in honor of President Isaias Afwerki and his delegation today at the National Palace.
Asmara, 14 July 2018- The Ethiopian President, Dr. Mulatu Toshome hosted State Lunch in honor of President Isaias Afwerki and his delegation today at the National Palace.
The State Lunch was attended by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, senior Ethiopian officials, as well as Dr. Negaso Gidada, former Ethiopian President, Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, former Ethiopian Prime Minister, members of the diplomatic corps and other invited guests.
Speaking at the event, President Isaias expressed deep appreciation for the warm welcome he and his delegation was accorded. President Isaias went on to say that the exchange of the visits has created the opportunity for the peoples of Eritrea and Ethiopia to express their true feelings and said “From now on, anyone who says Eritreans and Ethiopians are two peoples is one that doesn’t know the truth”.
At the event President Dr. Mulatu Toshome handed over gifts to President Isaias. The Oromia regional state also gave President Isaias a fully decorated horse as a gift.
President Isaias and his delegation have visited the Hawasa Industrial Park in the afternoon hours of today.