Stronger Ethiopia, PH bilateral ties seen

Stronger bilateral ties between Ethiopia and the Philippines are on the pipeline as the two nations are expected to have a series of bilateral political talks. The Philippines is initiating the move in its bid to intensify the four-decade long diplomatic ties between the two countries, ambassador of Philippines to Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, and Djibouti Leslie Baja said. Meanwhile, Asia and Oceania affairs director general at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tsegab Kebebw disclosed that the Philippines, as a newly industrialized nation, could share its knowledge and experiences in the areas of information and communications technology and medicine. Bilateral trade exchange between the two countries is estimated to be around USD20m per annum.