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“Ethiopia and Sudan have a strong relationship” ~ Ethiopian Prime Minister

Nov 2, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — Celebrating the arrival of the Sudan’s head of Sovereign Council, Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman al-Burhan, the Ethiopian Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy showcased the good bilateral relationships between the two countries in styles.

Sudan's Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy visiting Oromia region, Nov 1, 2020(Photo credit: courtesy image/Nyamilepedia)
Sudan’s Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy visiting Oromia region, Nov 1, 2020(Photo credit: courtesy image/Nyamilepedia)

According to Prime Minister Abiy, the relationships between Sudan and Ethiopia are not just political but ties that are deeply rooted in the culture and history.

“The people of Ethiopia and Sudan have a strong relationship rooted in culture and history.” Prime Minister Abiy said.

Right after arriving in Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy took his new friend on a tour to Adama City, a Special Zone of Oromia in the central Oromia Region, Ethiopia, where local population welcome the Sudanese leader by showcasing their rich culture and history.

“With General Al-Burhan we visited Adama city, where the good ties of our two nations have blessed us to be strong. We have announced our respect by awarding horse and shield to General Al-Burhani.” Prime Minister Abiy said.

Sudan's Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy visiting Oromia region. al-Burhan was dressed in Abbaa Gadaa, Nov 1, 2020(Photo credit: courtesy image/Nyamilepedia)
Sudan’s Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy visiting Oromia region. al-Burhan was dressed in Abbaa Gadaa, Nov 1, 2020(Photo credit: courtesy image/Nyamilepedia)

The two leaders and their delegations also visited Abbaa Gadaa, the Oromos’ indigenous democratic system of governance used by the Oromos in Ethiopia and northern Kenya. Here al-Burhan was presented a white horse and an armor of peace warriors.

“The people of Ethiopia and Sudan have strong relations rooted in culture and history. Together with General Al-Burhan in Adama, we received blessings from Abba Gada’s for strengthened ties. We further honor his presence by gifting him the horse and armor of peace warriors.” The Prime Minister said.

The two leaders also visited Joytech Seedlings Nursery, a Hi-tech propagation facility in the country’s Bishoftu (Debre Zeit), Shewa, Ethiopia, where the two leaders planned some seedlings and Abiy explained his Green Legacy project.

“In four years, we have planned to plant 20 billion trees in the past 2 years. In 2013 we planned to include our next #green footprint. With Leftenant General Alburhan, we have visited Joytech Seedling Nursery and garden production in Bishoftu.” Abiy said.

Sudan's Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Ethiopia Primer Minister visiting Joytech Seedlings Nursery, a Hi-tech propagation facility in the country's Bishoftu (Debre Zeit), Shewa, Ethiopia on November 1, 2020(Photo credit: Courtesy image/Nyamilepedia)
Sudan’s Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Ethiopia Primer Minister visiting Joytech Seedlings Nursery, a Hi-tech propagation facility in the country’s Bishoftu (Debre Zeit), Shewa, Ethiopia on November 1, 2020(Photo credit: Courtesy image/Nyamilepedia)

“Our ambition of planting 20 billion seedlings in four years is halfway complete with the collective efforts made over the past two years.” He emphasized.

“In 2021’s #GreenLegacy we aim to go regional. Together with Lt. Gen. Al-Burhan we visited Joytech Seedlings Nursery based in Bishoftu to see their nursery and their export standard vegetable produce.” Abiy continued

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