Addis Ababa: May 17, 2016 – Addis Ababa city administration has signed a sistership memorandum of understanding (MoU) with cities in Djibouti.
A delegation led by Diriba Kuma, mayor of Addis Ababa city, has been on a working visit to Djibouti since May 13, 2016.
Following an in-depth discussion between the delegation and Houssein Abdillahi Kayad, mayor of Djibouti city, the two sides signed a MoU to foster sistership between Addis Ababa and cities in Djibouti.
Diriba also conferred with Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh, President of Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti as well as with representatives of the private sector, on how to bolster trade, investment and tourism relations between the two countries.
Dawaleh on the occasion expressed his Chamber’s interest to create strong ties with Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association as well as to engage in business and investment in Addis Ababa and various parts of the country.
He and some members of the private sector pledged to visit Ethiopia.
Diriba further met with Djibouti’s Prime Minister, Abdulkadir Kamil Mohamed and Interior Minister, Hassen Omar Mohamed, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.