Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Eng. Maalim and Mr. YoussoufThe Executive Secretary has paid a working visit to the office of Djibouti’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf. The officials exchanged wide-ranging views including the preparation of the upcoming meeting of the IGAD Council of Ministers to be held in Djibouti.

H.E Dr. Fahma Ahmed NurThe Executive Secretary received the Minister of Women, Development and Family Affairs Hon. Dr. Fahma Ahmed Nur where both have called for a greater cooperation. The role of women in development and social services were among issues discussed.

H.E. Dr. Claas Dieter KnoopThe Executive Secretary, Eng. Mahboub Maalim received H.E. Dr. Claas Dieter Knoop; Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ethiopia, Heike Dettmann; Counsellor of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ethiopia and Col. Jens Ronneburg, Defense Attaché of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ethiopia. The parties discussed about development projects and other areas of mutual interest.

The Executive Secretary has met with the Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Kinichi Komano and discussed with him issues of development and cooperation between IGAD and the government of Japan. As a member of IGAD Partners Forum, Ambassador Komano, told the Executive Secretary the determination of Japan to work with IGAD on many fronts including development projects and technology.