Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in Dar es Salaam today for a two-day visit to Tanzania and he is scheduled to sign three crucial agreements to strengthen the existing cooperation between the two f countries.
Premier Desalegn’s visit to Tanzania, according to government owned Daily Newspaper is a response to last month’s invitation by President John Magufuli to the Ethiopian leader.
According to Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Susan Kolimba, yesterday the Ethiopia leader after arrival at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), will be driven straight to State House to meet his host Dr Magufuli in a closed door meeting.
Later in the day, the two leaders are expected to hold another meeting with ministers from Ethiopia and Tanzania.
The two leaders will later witness the signing of agreements on Tourism, Trade and Investment and Diplomacy, among other issues.
Premier Desalegn’s visit aims at strengthening existing relations, solidarity and cooperation between the two countries, according to government officials in Dar es Salaam.