Asmara, 14 September 2018 – President Isaias Afwerki yesterday received in Adi-Halo representatives of Amhara Regional State headed by the Speaker of the Regional Assembly, Ms. Worksew Mamo.
The representatives stated that the objective of the visit is to express appreciation for the peace agreement reached between the leaders of both countries and make due contribution in the implementation of the agreement. They further explained that the peace agreement would make significant contribution to highlighting the image of the two countries.
Noting that friendly and peaceful neighborhood has been restored between the two peoples, the representatives expressed readiness to promote a new era of friendship and cooperation to posterity. They further voiced appreciation for the support the people and Government of Eritrea extended to the Ethiopian people at a time of need.
Underlining that both leaders crystallized the aspirations of the peoples of Eritrea and Ethiopia, President Isaias noted that in order to consolidate peace between the two peoples, road linkage has begun at the border points of Debai-Sima- Bure and Serha-Zalambessa roads and that it will be extended to other crossing points.
Ms. Worksew also stated that initiatives are being taken to make up lost opportunities of the past 20 years including the commencement of air, maritime, road and telecommunication services. The representatives also presented gifts to President Isaias and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab.
The Amahara Regional State representatives comprised members of the Regional Assembly, religious leaders, youth and women as well as businessmen.