Tuesday, 26 November 2019, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Germay: Mayor and President of the Senate of Bremen, Dr. Andreas Bovenschulte welcomed the Ambassador of Ethiopia to Germany, Mulu Solomon Bezuneh at 3 p.m. for her inaugural visit to the city-state. Accordingly the Town Hall was flagged.
The Ambassador signed the city-state’s Golden Book in the Upper Hall of the Town Hall. Thereafter an tête-à-tête was held between Mayor Dr. Bovenschulte and Ambassador Bezuneh in the Güldenkammer.
Ambassador Bezuneh was thereafter accompanied by Honorary Consul Thomas Gerkmann to the Bremen City-State Diet and the Bremen Chamber of Commerce (IHK for Bremen and Bremerhaven), where the chef de mission held a round table discussion on the future of the East African country.
In October, the news that Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for his peace policy towards his neighbour Eritrea caused worldwide headlines.
For further information
Government of Bremen: https://www.senatspressestelle.bremen.de/detail.php?gsid=bremen146.c.327558.de&asl=bremen02.c.730.de
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Hessian Peace Prize 2019: https://diplomatmagazine.eu/2019/10/01/hessian-peace-prize-for-ethiopian-pm-ahmed/
Picture by Bremer Senatskanzlei.