“Ethiopia and UK will continue to be strong and strategic allies…”

Kweschn Media

The British Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Greg Dorey, wrote a passionate blog post this week, announcing the end of his four-year service as a diplomat in Addis Ababa, Africa’s political capital and a regional hub for international organizations.

“Goodbyes are never easy, but I have had an amazing four years getting to know this place — full of hospitable people and outstanding experiences,” the Ambassador said.

He asserted,

for a range of development, foreign policy and security reasons Ethiopia matters to the UK. It is growing economically, populous, emerging from poverty and busy making rapid infrastructural progress. Its geopolitical location makes Ethiopia vulnerable but it is a comparatively stable country in a troubled Horn of Africa. It is also doing a commendable job of stabilising the region’s peace and security.

The Ambassador also talked about his role in convincing British companies to invest in Ethiopia, one of Africa’s challenging but promising…

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